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Ancient Phoenicia

Ancient Phoenicia was similarly found to have evidence for antiquity-based dental prosthesis in tombs uncovered by archaeologists. One early archaeologist’s account describes the corpse of a woman having two teeth from another person, joined by a golden thread. Additionally, Phoenician pottery was known to depict historical and life events. One particular collection belonging to a Scythian king in a Tomb known as Koul-Oba depicts a number of significant life events, including what appears to be a dental operation. Specifically, the operation of teeth removal. This shows that Phoenicians were familiar with mechanical dentistry and likely practiced prosthetic dentistry. (1)

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Ancient Phoenician Dentist