Remains Show Brain Surgery Not Battle Killed This Sarmatian Warrior 1,800 Years Ago

July 25, 2019 - General
Burial Number 12 at Bogomolny, warrior with evidence of brain surgery by trepanning in skull. Inset, close up of trepanned skull

Archaeologists in Russia have found the grave of a warrior who did not die directly of his battle wounds but as a result of a failed surgical procedure performed on his skull. 

Source: origins

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