The earliest medical texts.


The first civilization known to have had an extensive study of medicine and to leave written records of its practices and procedures was that of ancient Egypt. The oldest extant Egyptian medical texts are six papyri from the period between 2000 B.C. and 1500 B.C.: the Kahun Medical Papyrus, the Ramesseum IV and Ramesseum V Papyri, the Edwin Smith Surgical… (More)

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@article{Frey1985TheEM, title={The earliest medical texts.}, author={Elaine F. Frey}, journal={Clio medica}, year={1985}, volume={20 1-4}, pages={79-90} }