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Pre-Columbian female skull from Amazonas, Peru.

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The drawing, based on actual material and photographs of the region, represents a primitive blanket clad shaman using the cautery in the highlands of Peru.

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Pre-Columbian female skull from Amazonas, Peru. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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