Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Archeologists Find Traces of the Oldest Denture in Krasnodar Territory
14.08.2012 12:48
Archeologists Find Traces of the Oldest Denture in Krasnodar Territory
photo: 66.ru

Archeologists working in the Krasnodar Territory have unearthed a jaw with the first-ever denture in the world.

      The remains of the person whose teeth were fixed by an ancient dentist date back to the 3rd millennium B.C. It was considered earlier that the mankind devised and learned to make artificial dental prostheses only in the Christian era.

      On one of ancient bones Ekaterina, a student of the Moscow State University has found traces of an artificial limb. These remains are nearly five thousand years old. These unique skull parts were found last season near Anapa. Now it is known that the remains belonged to a 30 year-old man.

      All signs show that he was from a rich and noble family, so he could afford dentures as the newest development of mankind. However, archeologists have not found the denture itself - a bronze or copper plate. Now doctors will be involved in the study of the remains.

      The find can probably overturn all the ideas about the historical development of world dentistry.


Sources: http://gazeta.ua 


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Krasnodar Territory Archeology Dentistry   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
tourism  Exotarrium  Sverdlovsk region  Russian tourism  Yandex  Arts and Crafts  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian Cinema  Russian economy  ROSCOSMOS  Architecture  Bulgakov Museum  Russian scientists  Russian Architecture  Natalya Vodianova  International space station  St. Petersburg  Russian navy  Russian Astronauts  Ildar Abdrazakov  historical festival  Paintings  Sculpture  children  Stanislavsky Award  Russian business  Tomsk  Bast Shoes  Ukraine  Opposition  LGBT in Russia  Animated Film Festivals  Fashion  Moscow airports  Bright People   online banking  Fairy-Tale Map Of Russia   flooding in Moscow  Cheburashka   Dmitri Shostakovich  Committee of Civil Initiatives  Yury Solomin  Moscow  Books  Ryazan  Voronezh   Russian science  Leonid Sologub  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Passenger Cars 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites