History Chanel: Ancient Egypt Modern Medicine (DVD)

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History Chanel: Ancient Egypt Modern Medicine

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More than 5,000 years ago, the ancient Egyptians were practicing medicine with a mastery and sophistication on par with today s top health care providers.

Now, WHERE DID IT COME FROM? journeys into the past to explore the amazing medical achievements from the age of the pharaohs. With host Michael Guillen, step inside the temple at Kom Ombo, where wall carvings of surgical instruments dating back to 2500 BC can be clearly seen. Compare ancient antibiotics and early medical equipment with the best of today, and discover the fascinating precursors to modern medical breakthroughs, including complex surgery, prescription medicine, and fertility treatments.

From high-level dream analysis to remarkably accurate pregnancy testing, HISTORYTM presents a captivating look at how this progressive civilization helped to shape modern medicine.
 
 

Product Details

  • Directors: History
  • Format: Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: A&E HOME VIDEO
  • Run Time: 50 minutes