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Ancient Egypt and Nubia
The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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The Practice of Medicine and Dentistry in Ancient Egypt

The Practice of Medicine and Dentistry in Ancient Egypt | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
There is evidence that those in skilled in medicine and dentistry in ancient Egypt practiced what today is considered to be highly skilled techniques.
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Rowena ButedHIST1014's curator insight, January 17, 2014 11:45 PM

If Egyptians had better health than we have now, it really makes me question if such practices that include expensive technology and machinery is better? I did not know that ancient egyptians were this knowledgable and were great doctors. The article says that if someone received their training in Egypt, that they were considered highly praised. The article explores the different paths the ancients looked into such as dream interpretations and psychology. I never would have though how intricate their field of medicine was in that time period!

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The unique 'linen filling' that could prove Egyptian dentists were trying radical treatments 2,100 years ago

The unique 'linen filling' that could prove Egyptian dentists were trying radical treatments 2,100 years ago | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Scientists performing CT scans on an Egyptian mummy say they have found one of the worst cases of dental problems ever seen - an a unique treatment to try and treat it.
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