Anthropologists discuss ancient butt-wiping techniques

That revelation appears in an article entitled “Toilet Hygiene in the Classical Era,” by French anthropologist and forensic medicine researcher Philippe Charlier and his colleagues. Their report examines tidying techniques used way back—and the resultant medical issues.



  • MacsenMcBain

    How do the 3 seashells work?

    • Peter Cohen

      I can see how that could be confusing.

  • http://www.facebook.com/bill.fuglaar Bill Fuglaar

    Damn! I love the Loop. I would not have found this on my own. Trivia to share at work Monday. Thanks Peter!

    • Peter Cohen

      You’re welcome. :)