Re: Ayn Rand Institute

Elaine Hills (ehills@SOLEIL.ACOMP.USF.EDU)
Tue, 20 Feb 1996 20:22:44 -0500

Ruby and All,

If I remember my physical anthro terms, I believe this process may be
trephination. From my readings it seems trephination was found in
Neandertal, but I'd have to check my books for sure.

Any comments?


On Tue, 20 Feb 1996, Ruby Rohrlich wrote:

> Elaine: I seem to remember that in Peru thousands of years ago one
> individual was found with a square cut in the back of his head, obviously
> made by a human being, and indicating some kind of surgery in the skull,
> but I can't remember the dates. I believe a physician gave me this
> information. Have you heard anything like it? Ruby Rohrlich