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Conference papers and proceedings
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jenefer Cockitt; A Rosalie David
|Notes:||"This monograph comprises the proceedings of the 'Pharmacy and Medicine in Ancient Egypt Conferences', jointly organised by the University of Manchester, Britain, and the National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt, and held at the National Research Centre (March 19-21, 2007) and the University of Manchester (September 1-3, 2008)."--Page ii.|
|Description:||iv, 147 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.|
|Contents:||The 'Pharmacy in Ancient Egypt Project' at the KNH Centre for Biomedical Egyptology / A.R. David --
Complementary medicine in ancient and modern Egypt / R. Baligh --
How the success of the ancient Egyptians depended on plants / J. Bellinger --
Do the formulations of ancient Egyptian prescriptions stand up to pharmaceutical scrutiny? / J.M. Campbell, J.R. Campbell and A.R. David --
The application of archaeobotany, phytogeography and pharmacognosy to confirm the pharmacopoeia of ancient Egypt 1850-1200 BC / J.M. Campbell and A.R. David --
A reassessment of Warren Dawson's 'Studies in ancient Egyptian medical texts' 1926-1934 in the light of archaeobotanical and pharmacological evidence / J.M. Campbell, E. El Saeed and A.R. David --
A grain of truth? Determining the diet of the ancient Egyptians / J.A. Cockitt --
Supporting evidence: the potential role of stable isotope data in investigating the ancient Egyptian pharmaceutical tradition / J.A. Cockitt --
The x-ray plates of Tutankhamen: a reassessment of their meaning and significance / R.C. Connolly --
Blue lotus: ancient Egyptian narcotic and aphrodisiac? / D.J. Counsell --
Cocaine and nicotine in ancient Egypt? / D.J. Counsell --
Dead men tell tales: what can we learn from the courtier skeleton, a multi-disciplinary study / B.L. Dement --
Histological examination of ancient pomegranate and wheat / J. Denton and S. Wassef --
Porotic hyperostosis in ancient Egyptians from the Bahriyah Oasis, Graeco-Roman period / M. Erfan Zaki [and others] --
Were the dentists in ancient Egypt operative dental surgeons or were they pharmacists? / R.J. Forshaw --
Skull injuries discovered in the tomb of Djehutimes, Thebes (TT 32) / E. Fóthi and Z. Bernert --
J3dt rnpt or the 'pestilence of the year' / H. Győry --
Similarity of fracture treatment of workers and high officials of the pyramid builders / F. Hussien [and others] --
A study of Punica granatum L. (pomegranates) / S.W.Y. Lee --
The man who knows bulls: veterinary practice in ancient Egypt / C. Lord --
A primacy in history: the doctors of the pharaohs / S. Malgora --
A cure for baldness: ancient Egyptian pharmacological remedies for the hair and scalp / N.C. McCreesh, A.P. Gize and A.R. David --
Good for what ales you: a prospective study into the role of beer in ancient Egyptian medicine / R.J. Metcalfe --
Molecular methods for the study of ancient pharmacy / R.J. Metcalfe --
Palaeopathological-radiological evidence for Cerebral Palsy in an ancient Egyptian female mummy from a 13th Dynasty tomb / A.G. Nerlich [and others] --
Surgery in ancient Egypt: palaeopathological evidence for successful medical treatment by surgery / A.G. Nerlich, S. Panzer and S. Lösch --
'Other than': egyptology as science? a selective history / P.T. Nicholson --
Ancient Egyptian headaches: Ichthyo- or electrotherapy? / R. Park --
Healing measures: dja and oipe in ancient Egyptian pharmacy and medicine / T. Pommerening --
The historical treatment of mummies and the impact upon museums today / G. Scott --
Stomatological investigation of Egyptian mummies from the Ptolemaic period in Hungary / I. Szikossy [and others] --
The Ebers papyrus' treatise on tumours 857-877 and the phyto-pharmacopoeia prescribed / P.A. Veiga.
|Series Title:||BAR international series, 2141.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Jenefer Cockitt, Rosalie David.|
- Medicine, Ancient -- History -- Congresses.
- Pharmacy -- Egypt -- History -- Congresses.
- Egypt -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
- Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C. -- Congresses.
- Pharmacy -- history.
- History, Ancient.
- Medicine, Ancient.
- Ägypten <Altertum>