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How did life in Egypt affect medicine?




1. River Nile
2. Rich Crops
3. Wealthy people
4. Specialist craftsmen
5. Metal workers
6. Doctors
7. Trade: new herbs
8. Writing
9. Religion

River Nile:

Egyptian doctors got their ideas from the river Nile they used these ideas for
treatment.
Believed…

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How did life in Egypt affect medicine?




Shipped plants and herbal remedies

Writing

Egyptians developed papyrus (reeds)
Papyrus was more convenient
Doctors benefitted from it

Religion

The Egyptians were polytheistic
They believed you had life after death
They wrapped important people up to make into mummies to preserve them.

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