Reaching the Brain

The Skull & The Saw

 


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Trepanning is one of the most ancient operations known to man.

Prehistoric skulls with man-made holes have been found - made in a bid to allow oxygen onto the brain, or to release evil spirits...?

Discover the medicines, fearsome drills and brutal saws once used in this worrying practice.

  • 2pm
  • £4.95 (conc £3.95)

Where

Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret
9a St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY
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