Arthritis of a Knee Joint of a Mummy

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 17 June 2016
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The left femur and tibial bones of this elderly man show evidence of arthritis at the knee joint. From tomb 36, Gabati, Sudan. Meroitic period or later, circa 300 BCE. (Th British Museum, London)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, June 17). Arthritis of a Knee Joint of a Mummy. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5227/arthritis-of-a-knee-joint-of-a-mummy/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Arthritis of a Knee Joint of a Mummy." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jun 2016. Web. 24 Oct 2021.