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Surgery and anatomy


    Papyrus Edwin Smith 1600 BC- simple surgical procedures like removing cysts and tumours
    Used willow for wounds which we now know is a form of antiseptic therefore protection.

Were very religious and believed in the afterlife and that their bodies had to be preserved- they knew where the main organs were.Hhowever as they needed to conceal and preserve organs they couldn’t do any further research
    Believed the body was like the nile and that it had many channels of where the blood flowed through


    Use of iron and…


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