Papyrus Chester Beatty VI

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 20 February 2017
Papyrus Chester Beatty VI

Dated to the New Kingdom (c. 1570 - c. 1069 BCE), and specifically to c. 1200 BCE, the text is written in demotic script and is the oldest treatise on anorectal disease (affecting the anus and rectum) in history.

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