Course Textbooks
and Reading Sources

The required textbooks for this course are:

Nunn, John F. Ancient Egyptian Medicine. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996.

Pinch, Geraldine. Magic in Ancient Egypt. Revised edition. Austin: University of Texas Press in cooperation with the British Museum Press, 2010.

Allen, James P. and David T. Mininberg. The Art of Medicine in Ancient Egypt. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005. [Includes translation of Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus)]

Ghalioungui, Paul. The Ebers Papyrus: A New English Translation, Commentaries and Glossaries. Cairo: Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, 1987. [Available digitally].

Miscellaneous Readings:

A variety of monographic extracts and journal articles are also required reading for this course. Many of these readings are located in the R. S. Small Library on campus, either on Reserve or in the journal collections. Others readings are located on the course Web pages and may be downloaded only by students registered in this course.