Egyptian mummy reveals the world's earliest prosthetics — toes!

Modern archeologists have found two artificial big toes in Egyptian tombs: the linen and plaster "Greville Chester toe," which dates back past 600 BC (below); and the wood and leather "Cairo toe," which was built between 950-710 BC and was unearthed affixed to a female mummy. Researchers were unsure if these devices were… » 2/14/11 11:30am 2/14/11 11:30am