Prehistoric people .....
did not know about the inner workings of the body
may not have known about the inner workings of ther body
suggest that people of the time knew about bone structure
Did show that people of the time knew about bone structure
We can presume that prehistoric people knew about the flesh and inner organs of the body because archaeologists have found evidence of...
What is 'animism'?
The belief that animals are gods
The belief that everything is alive
The belief that spirits live in inanimate objects
Which of these statements is incorrect?
Modern Aborigines believed that illness occurred when a person's spirit was lost or stolen.
Prehistoric peoples beliefs about the cause of illness are unknown.
Prehistoric peoples believed that illness occurred when a person's spirit was lost or stolen.
Which of the following is not true?
Austrialian Aborigines in recent times could mend broken bones well.
Prehistoric people could not mend broken bones well
removing a portion of a person's skull
letting a demon out of the head
Archaeological evidence of trephinning in prehistoric times...
suggests that prehistoric surgeons tried to remove evil spirits
suggests that prehistoric surgeons performed brain surgery
What evidence can prove that prehistoric surgeons were able to perform trephinning operations successfully?
The person had more than one hole
The skull re-grew
Which of the following would have been available to prehistoric surgeons?