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Evidence of ancient brain surgery found in Peru

The remains of 32 individuals with 45 separate trepanation procedures have been found in burial caves in Peru. "When you get a knock on the head that causes your brain to swell dangerously, or you have some kind of neurological, spiritual or psychosomatic illness, drilling a hole in the head becomes

North African civilization practiced trepanation

Evidence of trepanation, cranial surgery, has been found in the skulls of three men from North Africa's ancient Garamantian civilization. Skulls of three men from North Africa’s ancient Garamantian civilization, which flourished in the Sahara Desert from 3,100 to 1,400 years ago, contain holes and indentations that were made intentionally to

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