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What is schistosomiasis? Ancient Egypt

By |2017-06-19T01:40:59+00:00June 19th, 2017|Africa, Egypt, Science|

Fishing in the swamps on the edges of the Nile River from the tomb of the astronomer Nakht Sixth Dynasty (New Kingdom, ca. 1400 BC) Because pretty much all the people in Ancient Egypt lived right on the banks of the Nile River, many of them caught a river parasite which causes a [...]