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is a surgical intervention in which a hole is drilled or scraped into the human skull, exposing the dura mater to treat health problems related to intracranial diseases or release pressured blood buildup from an injury. It may also refer to any "burr" hole created through other body surfaces, including nail beds. It is often used to relieve pressure beneath a surface. A trephine is an instrument used for cutting out a round piece of skull bone.
Trepanation is perhaps the oldest surgical procedure for which there is archaeological evidence, and in some areas may have been quite widespread. At one burial site in France dated to 6500 BCE, 40 out of 120 prehistoric skulls found had trepanation holes
originally posted by: TinySickTears
this is too cool
some of the earliest known dental work
originally posted by: UpIsNowDown
So we have always been a vain species, rather sad to find out, as the 2 front teeth do not look like they would offer any bite ability, I wonder if they had bumhole bleaching back then also or is that just a new thing