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Shocking Anchient Egypt Facts Unearthed (24 pics) - Picture #23

Posted in Random » Interesting   11 Aug 2017   / 20 views


Ancient Egyptian texts as well as some modern studies of mummies suggest that a terrifying parasite known as the guinea worm was common in ancient Egypt. Once the parasite was mature, it emerged from his host's skin. The worm could be about 1 m (over 3 in) long. The process of leaving the host's body was extremely painful for the infected person.










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