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Birmingham Egyptology

Forum report available: ancient Egyptian medicine

The report for the Forum session on Friday 3rd October (‘Ancient Egyptian medicine: a practical approach’), chaired by Charlotte Booth, is now available on the ‘Last Session’ section of the Forum page: http://birminghamegyptology.co.uk/forum/last-session/

Here are some photos from this lively session:

Charlotte Booth (current PhD student at Birmingham) begins her talk

Charlotte Booth (current PhD student at Birmingham) begins her talk

Attendees turning their minds to the doctors, diseases and cures of ancient Egypt

Attendees turning their minds to the doctors, diseases and cures of ancient Egypt

The ingredients used for the practical part of the session

The ingredients used for the practical part of the session

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A cure for toothache? Frankincense, cumin and carob-pod seeds.

 

The next Forum session will be on Friday 17th October (this coming Friday), 5-7pm in the CAHA museum (Arts 305), and will be chaired by Carl Graves, on the subject ‘Egyptological societies and the future of the discipline’.

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