A fully-functioning iron hand from the early 16th century….

  We’re inclined to view fully functioning prosthetic hands and so on as a modern invention. The fruits of our ever-advancing society. But we aren’t the originators. Of course, prosthetics go back a very long time, e.g. a wooden toe survives from Ancient Egypt, but the fully functioning part also goes back a fair way.… Continue reading A fully-functioning iron hand from the early 16th century….