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Figure 3: (a) The ancient form of “Tumi,” the instrument believed to be used by the Inca tribes to perform trepanning, (b) The modern-day version of the ceremonial knife Tumi which is made of bronze, gold, silver or copper and usually made of one piece. This decorated ornamental version of the Tumi has been adopted by the government of Peru as a symbol to promote tourism and as a symbol of good luck

Figure 3: (a) The ancient form of “Tumi,” the instrument believed to be used by the Inca tribes to perform trepanning, (b) The modern-day version of the ceremonial knife Tumi which is made of bronze, gold, silver or copper and usually made of one piece. This decorated ornamental version of the Tumi has been adopted by the government of Peru as a symbol to promote tourism and as a symbol of good luck