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3,000-year-old human skulls from China show traces of early craniotomy

Two Human Skulls unearthed in Yinxu, or the Ruins of Yin, one of China's oldest archaeological sites, in central China's Henan Province, show traces of craniotomy, said Chinese archaeologists. Skulls unearthed at the Ruins of Yin in Anyang, Henan Province [Credit: IC]One of the skulls belongs to a 10-year-old boy, showing a circular perforation about 1 cm in diameter on top of his head. "The skull surface is smooth and even,...

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