London Medical Papyrus

BM EA 10059Papyrus London 10059London-papyrusenפפירוס לונדון הרפואיΠάπυρος του Λονδίνου 10059papir mèdic de Londresبردية لندن الطبيةPapiro médico de Londres

Collection: British Library

Material: papyrus

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The London Medical Papyrus is an ancient Egyptian papyrus in the British Museum, London, England. The writings of this papyrus are of 61 recipes, of which 25 are classified as medical while the remainder are of magic. The medical foci of the writing are skin complaints, eye complaints, bleeding (predominantly with the intent of preventing miscarriage through magical methods) and burns. (continued on English Wikipedia)
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