The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus: Published in Facsimile and Hieroglyphic Transliteration with Translation and Commentary.

BREASTED, James Henry.

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Place Published: Birmingham
Publisher: Classics of Surgery
Date Published: 1984

Description: Volume One: Hieroglyphic Transliteration, Translation and Commentary. Color Frontis., 8 black & white plates. xxiv + 596pp. 4to, gilt-decorated full leather, a.e.g. Birmingham: Classics of Surgery Library, (1984). A fine copy.

Comments: The original text of the Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus was written about 3000 B.C., and the present manuscript is a copy dating about 1600 B.C. It is the oldest known surgical treatise and consists entirely of case reports; it describes 47 different cases of injuries and affections of the head, nose, and mouth, together with methods of bandaging." GM 4850. Facsimile of the 1930 edition.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 229017

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