Science and Medicine

Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries

Author: Lucas, A. - Harris, J.R.
Publisher: Dover Publications, 1999 (4)

A detailed study of ancient Egyptian technology, this book covers the use of animal products and building materials, manufacture of glass and fibres, use of metals and alloys, precious stones, distillation of alcoholic beverages, and the mummification process. Includes an appendix of chemical analyses.

Ancient Egyptian Medicine

Author: Nunn, John F.
Publisher: British Museum Press, 1998

A comprehensive study of the medical knowledge of the Ancient Egyptians, from the original medical papyri to skeletons, mummies and paintings by anaesthesiologist and amateur-Egyptologist Nunn.

Discoveries and Inventions

Author: Shuter, Jane
Publisher: Heineman Library, 1998
Reading Level: ages 9 to 12

A look at the technological and other advances made by the Ancient Egyptians during their more than 3.000 years of history.

Science in Ancient Egypt

Author: Woods, Geraldine
Franklin Watts, 1998
Reading Level: ages 9 to 12

Geraldine Woods explains the scientific knowledge held by the Ancient Egyptians. Intended for an audience of ages 9 to 12, this book can also be used by teachers at schools.

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