Imhotep


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Imhotep

c. 2600 bc, Egyptian physician and architect. After his death he was worshipped as a god; the Greeks identified him with Asclepius
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Imhotep

(c. 2600 B.C.)
History’s first named architect, and counselor to King Zoser of Egypt. He created the huge funerary complex at Saqqara; it’s stepped pyramid design, and sophisticated stonework and use of columns, set the pattern for Egyptian monuments for 2,500 years.
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Imhotep took his inspiration from the benches outside houses thus the step design.
Camera (color, widescreen), Danny Elsen; editor, Damien Keyeux; music, Imhotep; production designer, Mohammed Ayada; costume designer, Patricia Gelise; sound (Dolby), Dirk Bombey; special effects, Francois Jacques; stunts, Olivier Bisback; assistant director, Nicola Oliverio; casting, Gerda Diddens.
It claims that the Near Eastern civilizations arose at the same times as those of China and the New World in the wake of Noah's Flood at around 3300 BC and that famed Egyptian chancellor to the Pharoah Djoser, Imhotep, was in fact one and the same as the biblical Joseph, son of Jacob, among other novel arguments.
From Imhotep who was raised to the status of a god in ancient Egypt and Galen whose work was supported by the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, physicians and their associates were held in reverence.
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The object of her affection, mummy Imhotep IV, shares a fine braid of commonalities with the young noblewoman, from parents who just will not let go to mysterious deeper connections that span eons.
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Other highlights include a physician's ointment jar; a statue of Imhotep, an official who was deified in Egypt and became identified with Asclepius, the ancient Greek God of Medicine; vessels associated with healing substances; tubes for disease-preventing cosmetics; magical implements; vases in the shape of flowers that had medicinal or analgesic properties; and a footed libation bowl which acts simultaneously as a three-dimensional hieroglyphic rebus meaning "clean."
The office Dafina and Kweli share at the Imhotep Wellness Center in Berkeley is a little warren of small rooms, outfitted either with black and white photos of Kweli in Iyengar yoga poses or Dafina's acupuncture charts.
Ancient philosophers such as Imhotep (Egyptian), Socrates and Aristotle (Greek), and Avicenna (Persian), who also practiced medicine, are to be acknowledged for their contributions to communication that dealt with the health and wellness of their citizens.