Ancient Egypt 2

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  • Created by: sadia
  • Created on: 12-03-13 18:36
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  • Ancient Egypt
    • Factors affecting medicine
      • Money - poor and rich
      • Trade - new herbs
      • Writing - records kept
        • Papyrus - kind of paper made from reeds - hieroglyophics
      • The Nile - channels led to the Theory of the Four Humours
      • Religion - aftlerlife and mummification
        • Do it to preserve bodies
    • Supernatural
      • Caused by God or Evil Spirits
      • Mummification - life after death
    • Natural
      • Treating broken nose
    • Anatomy
      • Good knowledge due to embalming
      • Dissection not allowed as body needed for afterlife - only basic knowledge.
    • Keywords
      • Bloodletting - release blood to cure
      • Laxatives - medicine makes people empty bowels
      • Papyrus - early paper made from plant
      • Hieroglyphics - form of writing using picture symbols
      • Mummification - ancient way of preserving body
      • Embalmers - men who treated dead bodies to preserve body

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Miss E

This resource contains a lot of information in a very accessible format. The use of colour and key words make it a must for revision of this topic.

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