Tag: Medicine in the Ancient World

4,200-Year-Old Egyptian Skeleton Shows Earliest Evidence of Breast Cancer

03/27 | Archaeologists excavating in an ancient Egyptian cemetery have found a skeleton possessing the earliest evidence of breast cancer.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Doctors, Diseases and Deities: Epidemic Crises and Medicine in Ancient Rome

12/26 | In this lecture presented at The Explorers Club in New York, Sarah Yeomans examines a recently excavated, as-yet unpublished archaeological site that has substantially contributed to our understanding of what   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Video.

Medicine in the Ancient World

09/05 | What exactly did ancient cultures do to combat disease and injury, and did these methods have any real basis in science as we know it today? The answers may surprise   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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