A day in the life of an ancient Egyptian doctor – Elizabeth Cox

A day in the life of an ancient Egyptian doctor – Elizabeth Cox

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It’s another sweltering morning in Memphis, Egypt. As the sunlight brightens the Nile, Peseshet checks her supplies. Honey, garlic, cumin, acacia leaves, cedar oil — she’s well stocked with the essentials she needs to treat her patients. Elizabeth Cox outlines a day in the life of an ancient Egyptian doctor.

Lesson by Elizabeth Cox, animation by Echo Bridge.

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50 Comments

  1. Polarixe on August 21, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    person: is dying
    death: haha L bad kid
    half of an onion and the froth of a beer: no u



  2. B A on August 21, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    Ancient Egyptian used also moldy bread to treat wounds



  3. anu suresh on August 21, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    an ancient doctor had a better day than me!!



  4. Daniel D on August 21, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    "honey,garlic,HUMAN,acacia leaves,cedar oil"



  5. AFFANE Bachir on August 21, 2021 at 10:23 pm

    Certified bro science



  6. Heather Barber on August 21, 2021 at 10:23 pm

    *THE CASUAL GIRLS ARE* VISITSME.UNO

    YOUTUBE: THIS ID FINE
    SOMEONE: SAYS ”HECK”
    YOUTUBE: BE GONE
    #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков
    #垃圾



  7. Once Upon a Dream on August 21, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    ok



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  9. Lauryn Cade on August 21, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    Fun fact. That ancient pregnancy test actually works! Doesn’t predict gender though



  10. Thomas Meddens on August 21, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    Wonderful video that fits in perfectly with my Unit, ‘Ancient Civilizations’. Thank you Ted Ed 😀



  11. Once Upon a Dream on August 21, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    i did not know that!!!!!!!!!



  12. Ahmose Architecture on August 21, 2021 at 10:30 pm


  13. Mii Journey on August 21, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    What school did they attend ? #Alien University



  14. J Lupus on August 21, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Normal TV: can’t say Uranus
    Ted-Ed: 2:23



  15. aary vispute on August 21, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    Noicce



  16. Dev Rawal on August 21, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    0:37 nico fobin fom one piece



  17. Among The Wild Wind Cold on August 21, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    2:22

    *G U A R D I AN O F T H E R O Y A L A N U S*



  18. captainboggles on August 21, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    how could you disringuish the court physician ? he carried ….. a duck … see him in pictographs. which is where the term "quack" for doctor came from…. note at 1:20 a duck like creature appears above her head (in the aura?) and disappears the sign of the physician ..
    this is all portrayed through 21st century eyes. and is therefore nothing like it really was.. we in our blinkered ignorance always assume that life 2 thousand years ago was just like it is now , but with different clothes. …. the thinking equivalent of ‘pyramids are tombs’



  19. Mr. Who on August 21, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    I wonder why some dude has to guard a ballsack.



  20. Robert Scannell on August 21, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    A lot of bad information she’s handing out. The Druid seemed to be far ahead of this doctor.



  21. The1NonlySavior on August 21, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    Sounds very Roman Catholic like..praying to certain patron saints..lol.



  22. Pizza Hut on August 21, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    THESE COMMENTS ARE GOLD LMAO KEEP ‘EM COMING



  23. Jayvee Aurea on August 21, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    Guardians of the royal WHAT?🤣



  24. afoxintheforest on August 21, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    Memphis Tena—I SAID EGYPT



  25. Miss Kelly on August 21, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    It was hot and humid here in Memphis TN as well 😭😭



  26. Ojuolape, MD. on August 21, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    As a doctor, I’m…intrigued 🤔



  27. B. Freeman on August 21, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    MIND BLOWN🔥



  28. K-Numerique on August 21, 2021 at 10:41 pm

    Sounds like she was a real pess a shet.



  29. Totally Crazy Studios on August 21, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    4:09
    Looks like twins…..



  30. Ralph Noel Cabang on August 21, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    I can’t get it out of my head. Peseshet and piece of **** sounds the same!!!



  31. pheonix024 on August 21, 2021 at 10:45 pm

    Guardian of the WHAT

    Man egypt do be weird back in the olden days



  32. Mohamed Elsaadani on August 21, 2021 at 10:46 pm

    An Egyptian medical graduate passed here



  33. Antidator Zero on August 21, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    Inspired by another comment*
    Incantation:Poison poison go away,I will lose this job if I fail,maybe just wait another day ,but please just don’t be today.I don’t care if he die ,the child is not even mine.I made it up this whole bullsh*ting ,just so it sound a bit more fitting



  34. IamtheWalrus on August 21, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    Watching this in med school is kind of a trip



  35. 장현정 on August 21, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    옛날 이집트 역사군요.



  36. panda on August 21, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    the fact that we was the greatest civilization and now we are A third world country make me so sad for my country
    Egypt is a country whose past is better than its present

    I hope we get back to our glory one day🙏



  37. Rosario Torres on August 21, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    I lllloooovvvvveeeeeee uuuuuurrrrrr vvvvvvvvvvviiiiiiiiddddddddddddddssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss



  38. Regular Apistevist on August 21, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    I pray to the almighty cheesecake every day that he lasts and never cease!



  39. Arthur Morgan on August 21, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    Does anyone else find Peseshet hot?



  40. Opal Ryan on August 21, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    THE CASUAL GIRLS ARE DATEUS.UNO

    YOUTUBE: THIS ID FINE
    SOMEONE: SAYS ‘HECK’
    YOUTUBE: BE GONE
    #однако #я #люблю #таких #рыбаков



  41. vivek patil on August 21, 2021 at 11:00 pm


  42. Dr. Quackenbacker on August 21, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    The tumor was dark, cold, and hard to the touch you say? Pesheschet gunna have a bad time.



  43. rachel on August 21, 2021 at 11:01 pm

    Very nice very very ducking nice



  44. Dominic *** on August 21, 2021 at 11:01 pm

    Poison incantation Mantra is a part of Vedic Indian tradition since thousands of years ago.
    Even today, many people knows those Mantras !!



  45. LAVIVALABIBA on August 21, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    This is just modern day south east Asia.



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  47. Phụng Liên on August 21, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    When I was a child, I read about Ancient Egypt that ís really impressed me. I love all about Ancient Egypt: their knowlege, culture, myth, so on. This video take me back to my childhood. Thanks so much ❤️



  48. Forum Obskur on August 21, 2021 at 11:11 pm

    4:15 the text that the doctor hold is literally shows the javanese word



  49. Greedy Orange on August 21, 2021 at 11:12 pm

    1 shot everytime she say "peseshet"(or smth),
    inebriation.



  50. Sohail Abdullah on August 21, 2021 at 11:12 pm

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