The Papyrus Kahun is oldest known Egyptian medical document addressing issues of midwifery, dating back to the second Millennium BC. Here it follows a study of the papyrus, featuring hieroglyphic text and its transliteration and translation versions. This work also features commentaries regarding the papyrus’ medical substances and some linguistic evidences on the intimacy between spiritual and physical spheres in the Egyptian therapeutics. After the papyrus text, there is an Egyptian-English glossary.
|Title of host publication||The Gynecological Papyrus Kahun|
|Editors||Helena Trindade Lopes, Ronaldo Guilherme Gurgel Pereira|
|Place of Publication||London|
|Number of pages||41|
|ISBN (Print)||978-1-83969-427-1, 978-1-83969-428-8|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Oct 2021|
- Ancient Egyptian Medicine