Dr Serena Love is an archaeologist and has spent the past 24 years working at various sites in Egypt, Turkey, Israel, and Iraq. Her fascination with archaeology was cultivated from...View Profile
Medicine and magic were inextricably linked in the lives of ancient Egyptians. Texts from that time provide detailed accounts of treating trauma, chronic infections, parasitic infestations and gynaecological issues using natural compounds, amulets and incantations. Serena Love will share a fascinating glimpse into how this intriguing ancient civilisation understood their bodies, their health and their places in the world.
Queensland Museum & Science Centre, Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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