Papyrus Chester Beatty VI

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Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 20 February 2017
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Dated to the New Kingdom (c. 1570 - c. 1069 BCE), and specifically to c. 1200 BCE, the text is written in demotic script and is the oldest treatise on anorectal disease (affecting the anus and rectum) in history.

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Museum, T. T. o. t. B. (2017, February 20). Papyrus Chester Beatty VI. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6371/papyrus-chester-beatty-vi/

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Museum, The Trustees of the British. "Papyrus Chester Beatty VI." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 20, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6371/papyrus-chester-beatty-vi/.

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Museum, The Trustees of the British. "Papyrus Chester Beatty VI." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Feb 2017. Web. 03 Aug 2021.