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Name 3 supernatural treatments prehistoric people used to use
Charms, Chants and Trephining
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What was trephining?
The drilling in someone's skull to remove evil demons and spirits. Most likely resulted to death.
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Define 'Animism'
Animism is when life and the functions of the body were determined by spirits.
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Give 3 natural treatments prehistoric people used to use
Mud, Herbs and Earth
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What did prehistoric people do with their excrement?
Bury it away from camp
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Who did Australian Aborigines turn to when they were sick?
Witch-Doctors
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What did Egyptians write on?
Papyrus
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Briefly describe the 'Channel Theory'
The Egyptians saw that the heart had '46 tubes' or 'channels', however, they were unaware of what they were known as....
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