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Free read ´ Holes in the Head ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ä Trepanation is the oldest surgical procedure known from antiuity extending back than five thousand years in Europe and to at least the fifth century BC in the New World Anthropologists and medical historians have been investigating ancient trepanation sLlections and highlighting the history of discoveries It explores the origins and spread of the practice throughout the Central Andes with a focus on trepanation techniues success rates and motivations for trepanning It examines the apparent disappearance of trepanation in the Andes following Spanish conuest while noting that there are reports of trepanations being performed by healers in highland Peru and Bolivia into the twentieth century.

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Trepanation is the oldest surgical procedure known from antiuity extending back than five thousand years in Europe and to at least the fifth century BC in the New World Anthropologists and medical historians have been investigating ancient trepanation since the mid nineteenth century but uestions remain about its origins evolution and the possible motivations for conducting such a dangerous surgical procedure Peru is particularly important.

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Holes in the HeadTo these uestions as it boasts trepanned skulls than the rest of the world combined This volume presents the results of a long term research project that examined than 800 trepanned skulls from recent archaeological excavations and from museum collections in Peru the United States and Europe It examines trepanation in ancient Peru from a broad anthropological and historic perspective focusing on the archaeological context of osteological co.