“In the medical realm, Egypt far surpassed that of their time.”
(Image: Smith Papyrus)
In 1862 an extraordinary papyrus was discovered by Edwin Smith, an American Egyptologist in Luxor, Egypt. This unique papyrus, named the Smith papyrus, has caused commotion around the world. It is the oldest known medical document written in the Middle Egyptian hieratic script and harbors 377 lines of text on the front and 92 on the back. It is currently kept under lock and key at the New York Academy of Sciences.
This papyrus not only contains surgical practices but also diagnoses, treatments and prognoses of 48 neurosurgical and orthopedic cases. Including 27 head injuries cases and six spinal injuries cases —practices far beyond the supposed knowledge of ancient Egypt.
The cases presented in the Smith papyrus are similar to that used by modern physicians. Every case begins with the history of the patient and then moves on to a physical investigation. Patients with untreatable ailments were given sedative care by the surgeon. There is one case in particular that describes a treatment for a dislocated jaw. The interesting part is the practice performed then is the exact same practice we perform today:
“If thou examinest a man having a dislocation in his mandible, shouldst thou find this mouth open and his mouth cannot close for him, thou shouldst put thy thumbs upon the ends of the two rami of the mandible in the inside of his mouth and thy two claws [meaning two groups of fingers] under his chin, and thou shouldst cause them to fall back so they rest in their places.”
The papyrus also included the initial descriptions of cerebrospinal fluid, meninges and the surface of the brain. James Breasted, who translated the document into English, explains how the author of the papyrus described his observations:
“Like the modern scientist, he clarifies his terms by comparison of the things they designate with more familiar objects: the convolutions of the brain he likens to the corrugations on metallic slag, and the fork at the head of the ramus in the human mandible he describes as like the claw of a two-toed bird; a puncture of the cranium is like a hole broken in the side of a pottery jar, and a segment of the skull is given the name of a turtle’s shell.”
He further explains how the author knew the damage that could be done to parts of the brain and the affect it could have on the function of the body:
“The observation of effects on the lower limbs of injuries to the skull and brain, noted by the ancient surgeon with constant reference to that side of the head which has been injured, shows an astonishingly early discernment of localization of function in the brain.”
In short the Egyptians connected aphasia with fractures of the temporal lobe, and understood that quadriplegia, priapism and urinary incontinence could occur as a consequence of cervical spinal cord injury.
This so called primitive civilization displayed advancements in medicine in the likeness of the 20th and 21st century. Many of the surgical procedures and concepts outlined in the document are still in use today. These ancient Egyptians possessed the knowledge of neuroanatomy a concept that wouldn’t be discovered and expanded on for years to come.
But here’s where it gets even better. The original papyrus is dated around 3,000 BC. Meaning, this document was created right before Noah’s Biblical flood, which is estimated to have happened in2348 BC. We only have to look to the Bible for our answer as to what was going on during 3,000 BC, a pre-flood time period.
“The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.” Genesis 6:4
It tells us in the Scripture above that fallen angels had sex with humans and produced a race of advanced Nephilim hybrids. Furthermore we discover from the book of Enoch that these fallen angels and their offspring were teaching humanity technological advances:
“And they were in all two hundred [Fallen Angels]; who descended in the days of Jared on the summit of Mount Hermon…”
…And all the others together with them took unto themselves wives, and each chose for himself one, and they began to go in unto them and to defile themselves with them, and they taught them charms and enchantments, and the cutting of roots, and made them acquainted with plants. And they became pregnant, and they bare great giants, whose height was three thousand ells: Who consumed all the acquisitions of men. And when men could no longer sustain them, the giants turned against them and devoured mankind…
And Azazel taught men to make swords, and knives, and shields, and breastplates, and made known to them the metals of the earth and the art of working them, and bracelets, and ornaments, and the use of antimony, and the beautifying of the eyelids, and all kinds of costly stones, and all 2 colouring tinctures. And there arose much godlessness, and they committed fornication, and they were led astray, and became corrupt in all their ways. Semjaza taught enchantments, and root-cuttings, ‘Armaros the resolving of enchantments, Baraqijal (taught) astrology, Kokabel the constellations, Ezeqeel the knowledge of the clouds, Araqiel the signs of the earth, Shamsiel the signs of the sun, and Sariel the course of the moon. . .” Enoch 6
According to the Book of Enoch, two-hundred ‘fallen angels’ descended from the heavenly realm on to the summit of Mount Hermon and they were so smitten by the beauty of human women that they took the form of a human and had sex with them. Because of this sin, a race of half-angelic, half-human species sprang up (Genesis 6:4) in the land. A race known as the Nephilim. Their parents, the fallen angels, taught their children and wives an assortment of new technological skills including: root cutting, the use of metals, enchantments, and the like. These are the very practices that we witnessed in the Egyptian Smith Papyrus.
If we take into account what the Bible and Book of Enoch say about how these medical practices were taught, then we can assume that the Nephilim Giants had their handiwork in places like Egypt were civilization was advanced well beyond their years.
Therefore it is safe to assume the Nephilim race aided the ancient Egyptians with their medical practices, especially when we consider the date of the document, 3,000BC, a pre-flood time from when the Nephilim openly roamed the earth.
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