epa01624800 Human skull with front trepanation on display at the Egyptian Museum in Barcelona, Spain, 05 February 2009, as part of a deformed skeletons exhibition. The show includes 136 skeletons and human remains with different types of diseases and malformations. The exhibition, opened today, runs through 30 June 2009.  EPA/ALBERTO ESTEVEZ
A human skill showing front trepanation. Medical experts say the procedure could prevent Alzheimer's.

Like a hole in the head




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