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A day in the life of an ancient Egyptian doctor - Elizabeth Cox

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It’s another sweltering morning in Memphis, Egypt. As the sunlight brightens the Nile, Peseshet checks her supplies. Honey, garlic, cumin, acacia leaves, cedar oil -- she’s well stocked with the essentials she needs to treat her patients. Elizabeth Cox outlines a day in the life of an ancient Egyptian doctor.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Elizabeth Cox
  • Director Esteban Valdez
  • Narrator Susan Zimmerman
  • Producer Jyeesha Wilson, Meike Groh
  • Production Assistant Evan Girardi, Vanda Orosz
  • Storyboard Artist Genesis Wolfe
  • Background Artist Veronica Cote, Carolina Estevez
  • Animator Leonardo Bencosme, Christian Cooper
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott, Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Francisco Diez

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