Ancient Period: 8000 BCE - 600 BCE
4000 BCE: Traces of circumcision, a rite of immemorial age, are found in prehistoric graves.
3000 BCE: Medical documents of Egypt date back to this time. Medical documents such as the Ebers Papyrus, The Edwin Smith Papyrus, and the Hearst Papyrus.
Between 3000 BCE and 2000 BCE: The first physician known my name is called Imhotep, who is an Egyptian.
2750 BCE: The first recorded surgery is recorded in Egypt.
2650 BCE: Hesi Ra, a physician in Egypt during the Third Dynasty. He had titles such as the Chief of Dentist and Physicians.
2400 BCE: The first record female doctor whose name is Lady Peseshet. She is called the Lady Overseer of the Lady Physicians.
1800 BCE: 1. The Code of Hammurabi list penalties for faults in surgery.
2.The Kahun Gynecological Papyrus treats woman's complaints with problems with conception. Many cases with details on diagnosis and treatment of women.
1700 BCE: The earliest evidence of diagnostic medicine used in Egypt.
1600 BCE: Edwin Smith Papyrus, a textbook on surgery which is full of many prescriptions. It has history of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatments of many different kinds of ailments and diseases.
1550 BCE: The Ebers Papyrus is one of the oldest medical scrolls and contains up to 700 magical formulas and folk remedies.
1000 BCE: One of the first scientific systems of medicine emerges known as Ayurveda meaning the science of life.
800 BCE: Writer Homer remarked in the Odyssey that: "In Egypt, the men are more skilled in medicine than any of human kind" and "the Egyptians were skilled in medicine more than any other art".
700 BCE: The first known Greek medical school is opened in Cnidus. Alcmaeon, an anatomical author worked at this school. The practice of observing patients is established at the school.
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