Physician and Scribe who lived during the Third dynasty of Egypt

Hesy-Re, relief on wood from his tomb in Saqqara. He was an official, physician (possibly the first known in history) and scribe who lived during the Third dynasty of Egypt, served under the pharaoh Djoser, and was buried in an elaborate tomb at Saqqara. He bore titles such as “Chief of Dentists and Physicians” and “Chief of the King’s Scribes”.

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