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Just What the Doctor Ordered in Ancient Egypt (Small Class!) π“‚§π“…±π“Ž’π“π“‚‹

Ilene Sennuwy Springer
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(175)
(For Older Students) Learn what the ancient Egyptians, the earliest known physicians in history, prescribed for headaches, constipation, broken bones and infertility, among many other minor ailments and serious conditions.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
Students will learn:
1. Why the mortality rate following medical procedures in ancient Egypt was often less than that of hospitals Mid-20th century.
2. How archaeologists have learned about the ancient Egyptians' longevity.
3. What different medical papyri have taught us about the ancient Egyptians' medical expertise.
4. What the prevailing illnesses and trauma the ancient Egyptians suffered from.
5. The one big anatomical mistake the ancient Egyptians made regarding the functioning of a major part of the body.
I hold a Certificate of Museum Studies from Harvard University and a Diploma in Egyptology from Oxford College in England.  And I’ve been to Egypt three times on personalized, educational tours.

I've been captivated by ancient Egypt since I was 10 years old.  And I feel it's my destiny to share my enthusiasm for and expertise on this beautiful and brilliant 5000-year-old civilization with all of you.  I hope to see you soon in this class.  I think you'll agree that The Egyptian Room is an attractive, fun and inspiring place to learn.  And, please, if you like, call me Ms. Sennuwy - my chosen ancient Egyptian name.
Β 1 file available upon enrollment
No supplies are required except something to write on and with if a student wants to take his or her own notes.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
The only sensitive topics may be ancient Egyptian art that does show male and female nudity.  There is also a mentioning of cannabis regularly used to treat many ailments.
I will refer to the online Ancient History Encyclopedia which has excellent images and information on medicine in ancient Egypt.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(175)
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per class
Meets once
55 min

Completed by 76 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
1-4 learners per class

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