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Ancient Brain Surgery

Ancient Brain Surgery Skull 8

I put together a video of music and 33 photos documenting 19 skulls from a collection of over 1,000, each showing verified signs of ancient brain surgery. I was really fascinated when I  found the pictures in a book in my personal library. It’s called 16th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, J.W. Powell, Director 1894 – 1895. It’s an old Government book that takes historic account of a few active projects at the time of the Bureau of American Ethnology, which was created in 1879 by Congress to transfer archives, records and materials relating to the Indians of North America from the Interior Department to the infamous black hole, the Smithsonian Institution.
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