Sushruta Samhita

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Los Angeles County Museum of Art
published on 11 January 2018
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Sushruta Samhita

The Sushruta Samhita (Sushruta's Compendium) is considered the oldest text in the world on plastic surgery and is highly regarded as one of the Great Trilogy of Ayurvedic Medicine.
This copy is located in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Ink and opaque watercolor on palm leaf, from Nepal
Text: 12th-13th century CE; Images: 18th-19th century CE

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Art, L. A. C. M. O. (2018, January 11). Sushruta Samhita. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7874/

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