Sunday, December 11, 2005

Online articles
Thanks to the Egyptologists's Electronic Forum's newsletter for pointing out two articles available online free of charge:

John F. Henry, "The Social Origins of Money: The Case of Egypt",
16 pp, in PDF, 52 kB.
An economist looks at the social and economic evolution of ancient Egypt and the introduction of a unit of account.

Bishoy Morris, "Surgery on Papyrus", in: student BMJ vol. 12
(Sept. 2004), 338-339; in PDF (179kB):
A medical student takes a look at Edwin Smith's papyrus, one of the oldest known surgical texts.

The EEF newsletter will appear online on Sunday in its usual location:

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