Sushruta Samhita

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Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Los Angeles County Museum of Art
published on 11 January 2018

The Sushruta Samhita (Sushruta's Compendium) is considered the oldest text in the world on plastic surgery and is highly regarded as one of the Great Trilogy of Ayurvedic Medicine.
This copy is located in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Ink and opaque watercolor on palm leaf, from Nepal
Text: 12th-13th century CE; Images: 18th-19th century CE

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Art, L. A. C. M. o. (2018, January 11). Sushruta Samhita. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7874/sushruta-samhita/

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Art, Los Angeles County Museum of. "Sushruta Samhita." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 11, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7874/sushruta-samhita/.

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