Ancient Egyptian Medicine
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The British Musueum--This museum has a vast collection of Egyptian artifacts ranging from papyri to the statues of Egyptian gods.
Museum Links (With Egyptian Exhibits)
Egyptian Museum--Wide variety of photographs objects from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
The Detroit Institute of Arts - Ancient Art--A collection of ancient Egyptian artifiacts, including canopic jars and deity statues.
Museum of Fine Arts at Houston--A small online collection of Egyptians artifacts, with text information concerning the different kingdoms in the history of Egypt.
The Boston Museum of Fine ArtsSeveral online ancient Egyptian exhibits in Archaeology, Daily Life, Hieroglyphs, Mummies, and Art Style.
The Metropolitan Museum of Fine ArtContains a small selection of online Egyptian artifacts.
University/College Resources Links
Papyrus Collections and InformationThe Carsten Niebuhr Institute of Near Eastern Studies, University of Copenhagen--The Carlsberg Papyrus Collection
Duke University--The Duke papyrus archive has a searchable database of papyri that are also arranged into various categories.
Michigan University--A searchable database of the University of Michigan papyrus collection.
Yale University--The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library is a searchable database that contains many papyrus images.
Princeton University--A descriptive inventory of the Princton University papyrus collection.
MuseumsUniversity of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and AnthropologyOnline exhibits display museum's collection, as well as information pertaining to hieroglyphs, pharoahs, and daily Egyptian life.
Internet Resources Links
Egyptian WritingHieroglyphic Directory --A comprehensive dictionary of hieroglyphic signs arranged into the alphabet, biliteral glyphs, triliteral glyphs, determinative glyphs, and number glyphs. Also contains a Egyptian name translator.
Created: 10/15/2001 Updated: 12/11/2001
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