Apparently, the ancient Egyptians felt a bit differently. Though some archaeological evidence has revealed the existence of female warrior groups who would have been historical contemporaries with the ancient Greeks, there's no proof that they cut off any of their boobs. But it's hard to imagine a time when any of these things were considered normal, really.
They were thought to use it to nurse imps, familiars — and sometimes, the Devil himself. Unfortunately, women's bodies have been purposely misunderstood and even feared pretty much since the dawn of time — so it kind of makes sense that a few weird myths specifically about boobs would develop. Thirdly, Mondeville said that boob weight helped women maintain their abdominal strength.
Though some archaeological evidence has revealed the existence of female warrior groups who would have been historical contemporaries with the ancient Greeks, there's no proof that they cut off any of their boobs. Obviously, this is hilarious to us now, and as a woman who tries to never go a day without orgasming whether it's self-served or not , I couldn't be happier that this theory has long been disproven. By Elizabeth Enochs. Fast forward to
Apparently, the ancient Egyptians felt a bit differently. Cooper said that breasts helped women of the lower class, "to bear the very severe blows which they often received in their drunken pugilistic contests. I mean, back in the day, people thought they could tell all about a woman's life from the size and shape of her breasts — which, from our modern perspective, pretty much just sounds like a bunch of excuses to stare at women's breasts. It's not exactly news that, throughout history, people have believed some ridiculous myths about women and women's bodies. Unfortunately for the women under suspicion, this third nipple, or "teat," could actually be anything from an actual nipple to a birthmark.
What may be even weirder than all of these sexist myths, however, are the weird historical myths about boobs that people once believed. Fast forward to In the s, Royal Physician Henri De Mondeville wrote to the King of France that breasts existed on women, in their exact placement on women's bodies, for three reasons.