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The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJames P. Allen, with an essay by David T. Mininberg, M.D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsR137 .A55 2005
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination115p.
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25892791M
ISBN 100-300-10728-5
ISBN 10978-0-300-10728-9
LC Control Number2005016908
OCLC/WorldCa60651076

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Diseases and injuries were major concerns for ancient Egyptians. This book, featuring some sixty-four objects from the Metropolitan Museum, discusses how both practical and magical medicine informed Egyptian art and for the first time reproduces and translates treatments described in the spectacular Edwin Smith Papyrus. Over the weekend, I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art. My wife and I were interested primarily in two exhibits: Vincent Van Gogh: The Drawings and The Art of Medicine in Ancient you might expect, my wife was more interested in the Van Gogh exhibit, and I was more interested in the Egyptian .

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About the Author. James P. Allen, Susan J. Allen, and Diana Craig Patch are in the Department of Egyptian Art, and David T. Mininberg, M.D., is associated with the Department of Egyptian Art, all at The Metropolitan Museum of Art/5(9). The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt.

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Poorly understood in Egyptian society, illness informed much of their art. Featuring works from The Metropolitan Museum’s collection, this fascinating book examines this relatively unexplored and underappreciated aspect of Egyptian art.

The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The prevention and cure of disease and the treatment /5. The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt examines the expression of medical issues in the images of ancient Egypt as well as the practice of ancient Egyptian medicine as an art form in its own right/5(2).

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It was not practiced by witch doctors as in primitive tribes, with mixture of magic, herbal remedy, and superstitious beliefs. This was acknowledged by Homer in the Odyssey: “In Egypt, the men are more skilled in Medicine than any of human kind”.

This volume, published in conjunction with the exhibition "The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt," held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, examines the expression of medical concerns in the art of ancient Egypt as well as the practice of ancient Egyptian medicine as an art.

The prevention and cure of disease and the treatment of injuries were major concerns in ancient Egypt. Poorly understood in Egyptian society, illness informed much of their art. Featuring works from The Metropolitan Museum’s collection, this fascinating book examines this relatively unexplored and underappreciated aspect of Egyptian art.

The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt (Metropolitan Museum of Art Series) is a useful reference book for the specialist as well as for any person interested in medicine, religion and ancient Egyptian magic.

The graphic quality of the publication and the erudition of JP Allen makes this book an indispensable instrument which we must have in our /5(10). Description of the book "The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt": The prevention and cure of disease and the treatment of injuries were major concerns in ancient Egypt.

Poorly understood in Egyptian society, illness informed much of their art. Featuring works from The Metropolitan Museum's collection, this fascinating book examines this.

As one might expect from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the design, layout, photography, and editing are really excellent. I enjoyed the book and even though I ordered about 30 books on Egyptian medicine and astronomy at about the /5.

If the average Egyptian survived birth and infancy they then had to face the perils of living and working in ancient Egypt. It is perhaps not surprising that physicians were prominent in Egyptian society - seeking to prevent and treat illness and injury.

In association with an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York fromthis volume is dedicated to the art of. The art of medicine in ancient Egypt. [James P Allen; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)] -- Diseases and injuries were major concerns for ancient Egyptians.

This book, featuring some sixty-four objects from the Metropolitan Museum, discusses how both practical and magical medicine informed. Author: James P. Allen,Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art ISBN: Category: Egypt Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Diseases and injuries were major concerns for ancient Egyptians.

This book, featuring some sixty-four objects from the Metropolitan Museum, discusses how both practical and magical medicine informed Egyptian art.

If the average Egyptian survived birth and infancy they then had to face the perils of living and working in ancient Egypt. It is perhaps not surprising that physicians were prominent in Egyptian society - seeking to prevent and treat illness and injury.

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