Kandinski, my man, what a super cool "can of worms" you opened this time?
Seriously now, super thread!! Both informative, and in a way that has been "missed" around here for quite some time, and with its own human
What I did know about ancient Egyptian medicine was what my dentist had told me a few years back, during a cavity filling. He said that most dental
"works" derived from ancient Egypt and, to some extent, they were still followed the same principal albeit not the same materials (tools and
pharmaceutical substances). Cavity fillings, root canals, cap placements, you name it, they most probably did it!
About the more "exotic" surgeries (like brain surgery or open heart surgery, if covered in there - if at all performed back then) I will have to
read the entire text (thanks for the link!!!)
As for the human aspect, maybe he was called by his wife to take the trash out and in doing so got run over by a chariot? Just an idea...