Qasr Al-Eini Museum

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The Qasr Al-Eini Museum is a historical medical museum in Cairo, Egypt.

The Museum covers the history of medicine in the Arabic Mashriq region of the Levant, and the historical role played by the Qasr Al-Eini School of Medicine as a linkage between medicine in pharaonic Egypt and modern medicine. [1]

A surgeon gynecologist and obstetrician named Dr. Mohammed Almenawi was the general secretary of the Faculty of Medicine, he came up with the idea of the Qasr Al-Eini Museum in 1976.[2]

The library of the Museum holds the following artifacts :

-Rare books, references, documents, manuscripts, photographic pictures, and statues.

-An encyclopedia on "The Wise Men of Qasr Al-Eini" or the biographies of 154 professors who lectured in Qasr Al-Eini.

-An original copy of the book " Description de lEgypte " [3]

It is the first Museum of an Arab University of Medicine, the Kasr El Aini Hospital, and represents the oldest University of Medicine in the Orient, the Qasr Al-Eini School of Medicine, the Qasr Al-Eini Museum's first phase of building opened in 1998, and a further section opened in 1999. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dunn, Jimmy. "Qasr Al-Eini Museum". InterCity Oz, Inc. Retrieved 15 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Egypt: Qasr Al-Eini Museum, the First Museum of An Arab Faculty of Medicine in Egypt". www.touregypt.net (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-04-17. 
  3. ^ "Egypt: Qasr Al-Eini Museum, the First Museum of An Arab Faculty of Medicine in Egypt". www.touregypt.net (in Russian). Retrieved 2018-04-17.