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Forum topic by HowardInToronto posted 08-25-2017 02:35 AM 946 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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HowardInToronto

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08-25-2017 02:35 AM

I found this the other day and was impressed by both its state of preservation and engineering -

https://goo.gl/1EpHy8 (this is ok to click on – it’s google’s own shortening link)

Howard


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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 08-25-2017 03:12 AM

Interesting article.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#2 posted 08-25-2017 07:33 AM

Summary, it’s a 3,000 year old wood prosthetic toe.

Yeah, that’s cool.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#3 posted 08-28-2017 03:32 AM

HowardInToronto,

”...Likely made for someone of great wealth (researchers think a priest’s daughter), the lifelike toe was probably made by an expert craftsman….”

You think! I would say to the ancient craftsman WELL DONE!

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