Edwin Smith Papyrus

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Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Jeff Dahl
published on 09 February 2016
Edwin Smith Papyrus

The Edwin Smith Papyrus is the world's oldest surviving surgical document written in hieratic script in ancient Egypt around 1600 BCE. Plate 6 and 7 of the papyrus, pictured here, discuss facial trauma.

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Dahl, J. (2016, February 09). Edwin Smith Papyrus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4542/

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Dahl, Jeff. "Edwin Smith Papyrus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 09, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4542/.

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Dahl, Jeff. "Edwin Smith Papyrus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 09 Feb 2016. Web. 25 Feb 2020.

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