Papyrus Carlsberg VIII

Metadata

knowledge domains
Present location
Europe » Denmark » Copenhagen » Carlsberg Papyrus Collection, Europe » Denmark » Copenhagen » Carsten Niebuhr Institute of Near Eastern Studies
Find spot
Unknown
Date
from: Era and Dynasty Dates » Pharaonic Period » New Kingdom » 19th Dynasty to: Era and Dynasty Dates » Pharaonic Period » New Kingdom » 20th Dynasty
Text type
Medical compendium / compilation
Material
Organic » Fiber (from plants and animals) » Papyrus
Object type
Artefact » Writing surfaces » Scroll
Script
Hieratic
Language
Egyptian-Coptic » Egyptian » Late Egyptian, Egyptian-Coptic » Egyptian » Middle Egyptian
Editions

- Iversen 1939: E. Iversen, Papyrus Carlsberg No. VIII. With Some Remarks on the Egyptian Origin of Some Popular Birth Prognoses, Historisk-Filologiske Meddelelser 26,5 (København 1939).

Bibliographic references

- Beck 2016: M. A. Beck, Bull fat, bats blood, and lizard poop were the drugs of choise in ancient Egypt, in: ScienceNordic 24.12.2016 (http://sciencenordic.com/bull-fat-bats-blood-and-lizard-poop-were-drugs-choice-ancient-egypt [17.01.2019]).

- Dils – Popko 2018: P. Dils – L. Popko, Neue Texte zur (alt)ägyptischen Medizin, in: Denkströme. Journal der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig 19, 2018, 58–82, here: 72–73.

- Grapow 1955: H. Grapow, Grundriss der Medizin der alten Ägypter. II. Von den medizinischen Texten. Art, Inhalt, Sprache und Stil der medizinischen Einzeltexte sowie Überlieferung, Bestand und Analyse der medizinischen Papyri (Berlin 1955), 95, 141.

- Schiødt 2016: S. Schiødt, Papyrus Carlsberg 8: Ægyptiske øjenremedier i den senere medicinske tradition in: Papyrus. Ægyptologisk tidsskrift 36/2, 2016, 18–25.

- Tait 1991: W. J. Tait, Handlist of published Carlsberg Papyri, in: P. J. Frandsen (Ed.), The Carlsberg Papyri. I. Demotic Texts from the Collection, Carsten Niebuhr Institute Publications 15 (Kopenhagen 1991), 132.

- Westendorf 1999: W. Westendorf, Handbuch der altägyptischen Medizin, Handbuch der Orientalistik I, 36,1 (Leiden/Boston/Köln), 48–49, 87.

A complete bibliography can be found here.

Author
Anne Herzberg, M.A.

Translation and Commentary

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