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Bulletin de l’Institut français d’archéologie orientale 101
2001 IFAO
16 p.
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Contraception en Égypte ancienne.

Contraception and abortion were practised in ancient Egypt. Contraception was essentially a feminine concern. The medical preparations used for this were usually given per vaginam. The possible reason for these practises was the wish to avoid the complications of risky pregnancies and childbirths.