Treatment for a woman [whose] blood .... womb 1, with ache of her head, her [mouth ?] and the end of her hand (wrist or extremity ?) 2.

Diagnosis

Thou shalt say as to it: ...............

Treatment

Thou shalt do for it (thus): clear the floor for her 3, place upon it the lees of sweet beer [covering so as ?] 4 not (to allow ?) anything to fall on to it, thou shalt lay benau mesesh upon the side of these lees [and .................] upon them, and let her sit upon it; if nothing enters it 5, thou shalt cause to be cooked .................. let [it] cool, let her drink (it); si autem inciderit ei sanguis ejus vel 6 sehau 7, [it is ......................].


1   Stephen Quirke: bleeding [...] human mother
2   Stephen Quirke: the palm of her hand
3   Stephen Quirke: by smearing for her ground
4   Quirke begins a new sentence here: [If] nothing emerges for her,...
5   Stephen Quirke: [if] nothing emerges for her,
6   but when her blood be interrupted or - Quirke: [if], though, blood or bodily fluid emerges for her,
7   sehau: pus (?), cf case VIII. The Thesaurus Linguae Aegyptiae gives for sHA.w: [symptom of illness affecting the uterus] which is not only moderately helpful.