Instructions concerning a wound in his temple
If thou examinest a man having a wound in his temple, it not having a
gash while that wound penetrates to the
thou shouldst palpate
his wound . Shouldst thou find his temporal bone uninjured, there
being no split, (or) perforation, (or) smash in it.
Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a wound in his
An ailment which I will treat."
Thou shouldst bind it with fresh meat the first day, (and) thou shouldst
treat afterward with grease, (and) honey every day until he recovers .
"A wound , not having a gash, while it penetrates to the bone,":
the wound is contracted, reaching as far as the bone, (though)
there is no gash in it. He speaks of (its) narrowness, his wound not
having two lips .
"His gm’ (temple)," : the region thereof between the corner
of his eye and the orifice of his ear , at the end of his eye and the
orifice of his ear , at the end of his mandible .