Information on trepanation, the art of drilling holes into people's skulls.
Article by Jon Bowen discussing this procedure citing the pros and cons.
A newsbrief from Archaeology Magazine describing a 7,000-year-old burial in France that has yielded the earliest unequivocal evidence for trepanation.
A personal interpretation of this procedure by Mei Nah Khoo. From Metaphysical Insights archives.
An interview with self-trepanner Dr. Bart Huges as questioned by Joe Mellen. The Transatlantic Review No. 23, Winter 1966-1967.
Article on trepanation from Eccentric Lives and Peculiar Notions by John Michell.
An indepth source of information on medical and historical aspects of this ancient surgical procedure. Includes references and citations as well and advanced reading suggestions.
The experience of a person who had a hole drilled through his skull. Includes photos of the procedure.
Overview focusing on the work of Bart Huges.
Scientific article by Daniel Witt of Temple University.