In the Ebers papyrus, 1550 B.C., mention is made of blisters, ointments, clysters, mineral and vegetable drugs.
Ebers, Durch Gosen zum Sinai; E.
Safford (New York, 1882); Ebers, Der Kaiser (1881).
Ebers, Egypt, Descriptive, Historical and Picturesque, translated from the erman edition of 1879 by Clara Bell, new edition, 2 vols.
The finest non-religious papyrus known, the Ebers Papyrus, is a vast collection of receipts.
Of these, the Sothic date furnished by a calendar in the Ebers Papyrus of the 9th year of Amenophis I.
See Richard Lepsius, by Georg Ebers (New York, 1887), and art.
Lincke, Kambyses in der Sage, Litteratur and Kunst des Mittelalters, in Aegyptiaca: Festschrift fiir Georg Ebers (Leipzig 1897), pp. 4 1 - 61; also PERSIA: Ancient History.
Another early reference to aloe and its healing properties is found in the Egyptian Papyrus Ebers, the oldest preserved Egyptian medical texts dating from approximately 1500 BC.
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