Nile Valley Forensics

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Human death has once held more mystery than facts. In pursuit of prolonging life countless knowledgeable individuals attempted to define patterns of work of our body as well as find cure to common illnesses and injuries. Thus in certain way or form, any civilized society would amass experience that translated into early medicine. Simultaneously, the same society would establish rules and regulations that helped govern population. Combination of these two fields led to development of forensics. The earliest records demonstrating medical implications to be used in the context of the law date back to 2500 B.C. In Nile Valley, Imhotep, the Chief Justice and King`s physician, was one of the first to combine these two fields.
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