Was surgery performed on Egyptians: Prosthetic pin in 3000-year-old mummy discovered
Researchers during a routine DNA test on a male Egyptian have made an astonishing discovery after finding a 23cm iron orthopaedic screw inside his knee. The mummy is thought to have died between the 1...
Egyptian mathematics
Ancient Egyptian mathematics is the mathematics that was developed and used in Ancient Egypt circa 3000 BC to c.300 BC.Overvdates back to at least 3000 BC with the ivory labels found in Tomb...
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Ancient Egyptian medicine
The medicine of the ancient Egyptians is some of the oldest documented. From the beginnings of the civilization in the c. 33rd century BC until the Persian invasion of 525 BC, Egyptian medical practic...
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Ancient Egyptian technology
The characteristics of ancient Egyptian technology are indicated by a set of artifacts and customs that lasted for thousands of years. The Egyptians invented and used many simple machines, such as the...
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Penthu
The Egyptian noble Penthu was the sealbearer of the King of Lower Egypt, the sole companion, the attendant of the Lord of the Two Lands, the favorite of the good god, king's scribe, the king's subord...
Egyptian algebra
In the history of mathematics, Egyptian algebra, as that term is used in this article, refers to algebra as it was developed and used in Ancient Egypt. Ancient Egyptian mathematics as discussed here s...
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Was surgery performed on Egyptians: Prosthetic pin in 3000-year-old mummy discovered
Researchers during a routine DNA test on a male Egyptian have made an astonishing discovery after finding a 23cm iron orthopaedic screw inside his knee. The mummy is thought to have died between the 1...
Rhind Mathematical Papyrus 2/n table
The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, an ancient Egyptian mathematical work, includes a mathematical table for converting rational numbers of the form 2/n into Egyptian fractions (sums of distinct unit frac...
Reisner Papyrus
The Reisner Papyri date to the reign of Senusret I, who was king of Ancient Egypt in the 19th century BCE. The documents were discovered by Dr. G.A. Reisner during excavations in 1901-04 in Naga ed-De...
Egyptian calendar
The ancient civil Egyptian calendar had a year that was 365 days long. The year consisted of 12 months of 30 days each, plus five extra days (epagomenae, from Greek ἐπαγόμεναι) at the end of the year....
History of timekeeping devices in Egypt
The Ancient Egyptians were one of the first cultures to widely divide days into generally agreed-upon equal parts, using early timekeeping devices such as sundials, shadow clocks, and merkhets (plumb-...
History of timekeeping devices in Egypt - Wikipedia
Chester Beatty Medical Papyrus
The Chester Beatty Medical Papyrus is one of the extant medical papyri from ancient Egypt. It is dedicated to magical incantations against headaches and remedies for anorectal ailments, and is dated a...
Astrology in Hellenistic Egypt
Hellenistic astrology is a tradition of horoscopic astrology that was developed and practiced in the late Hellenistic period in and around the Mediterranean region, especially in Egypt. The texts and ...
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Kahun Papyri
The Kahun Papyri (KP) are a collection of ancient Egyptian texts discussing administrative, mathematical and medical topics. Its many fragments were discovered by Flinders Petrie in 1889 and are kept ...
Kahun Papyri - Wikipedia
Plastic surgery
Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the "correction" or restoration of form and function. Though cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is the best-known kind of plastic surgery, plastic surg...
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Rhind Mathematical Papyrus
The Rhind Mathematical Papyrus (RMP; also designated as: papyrus British Museum 10057, and pBM 10058), is the best example of Egyptian mathematics. It is named after Alexander Henry Rhind, a Scottish ...
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Moscow Mathematical Papyrus
The Moscow Mathematical Papyrus is an ancient Egyptian mathematical papyrus, also called the Golenishchev Mathematical Papyrus, after its first owner, Egyptologist Vladimir Golenishchev. Golenishchev ...
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Qar (doctor)
Qar was a doctor during the Sixth dynasty of Egypt, which lasted from about 2350 to 2180 BC. He was the royal physician.
Adil Hussein discovered his tomb north of the pyramid of Sekhemkhet in 200...
London Medical Papyrus
The London Medical Papyrus is an Ancient Egyptian papyrus in the British Museum, London, England. The writings of this papyrus are of 61 recipes, of which 25 are classified as medical the remainder ar...
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Brugsch Papyrus
The Brugsch Papyrus (Pap. Berl. 3038), also known as the Greater Berlin Papyrus, or simply Berlin Papyrus is an important ancient Egyptian medical papyrus. It was discovered by Giuseppe Passalacqua in...
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Edwin Smith Papyrus
The Edwin Smith Papyrus is an Ancient Egyptian medical text, named after the dealer who bought it in 1862, and the oldest known surgical treatise on trauma. This document, which may have been a manual...
Rope stretcher
In ancient Egypt, a rope stretcher (or harpedonaptai) was a surveyor who measured real property demarcations and foundations using knotted cords, stretched so the rope did not sag. When performed by a...
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Paul Ghalioungui
Paul Ghalioungui or Ghalioungi (1908–1987), MD (Cairo), MRCP (Lond), Professor of Medicine and former Chairman of Internal Medicine department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University. An Egyptian e...
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Harkhebi
Harkhebi (ca. 300 BC) was an astronomer who lived in Ptolemaic Egypt during the rule of the Ptolemaic dynasty.He may have based many of his observations on earlier Babylonian contributions to astronom...