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This 2,200-Year-Old Chinese Medical Text May Be The Oldest Known Chart Of Human Anatomy

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Known as the Mawangdui medical manuscripts, the Chinese text found inside the tombs was the focus of a new study published in The Anatomical Record in early September 2020. The ancient text contains the anatomical descriptions of the human body, the earliest known to researchers. But making out the contents of the ancient silk script was no easy task.