Ramesses II

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Date

1301-1213 BCE

Description

Egyptian tablet thought to be the earliest pictorial record of polio 3000 yrs ago. It is a depiction of Ramessess II, Pharoh of Egypt who was believed to have polio.

Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Citation

“Ramesses II,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed December 10, 2019, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/6371.