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Wooden toe: This wooden toe found in an Egyptian tomb passed a gait test to show that it really can help someone walk who's missing a big toe.
Wooden toe: This wooden toe found in an Egyptian tomb passed a gait test to show that it really can help someone walk who's missing a big toe.Courtesy Discovery News
Pyramids, mummies....and false toes?

Ancient Egyptians were ahead of their time in all these areas. And a pair of prosthetic toes found in ancient Egyptian tombs have passed gait testing and show they they could have actually aided a person missing a foot digit or two.