[Embalmers/physicians in ancient Egypt]

Vesalius. 2003 Jun;9(1):9-12.
[Article in French]


On a daily basis, priest embalmers carefully carried out mummification of bodies to give them a certain immortality. Could they also have practised the profession of medicine?

Publication types

  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Egypt, Ancient
  • Embalming / history*
  • History, Ancient
  • Religion and Medicine*