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The Ebers’s Papyrus and Enuresis (English)

Did you know that…..

the Ebers’s Papyrus written in Egypt in the year 1500 B.C. already speak itself of the Enuresis (wee to be done in the bed or in the clothes that takes putting to itself) ?

The Ebers’s Papyrus is an Egyptian papyrus preserved in the Library of the University of Leipzig in Germany. The papyrus was found in a tomb in Luxor by Ebers. The Ebers’s Papyrus was written around 1502 BC, ie during the reign of Pharaoh Amenhotep I.

 The Ebers’s Papyrus was written in hieratic script, and represents the most comprehensive record of ancient Egyptian medicine.

(Edited by Dra Moya Guirao)

The Ebers's Papyrus

 

 

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