Queen Weret was one of two queens named "Weret" in Egypt in The Twelfth Dynasty, approximately 1880 B.C. Queen Weret was the daughter of a Pharaoh as well as the wife of Pharaoh Sesostris III. It is estimated that she died in her late 70's.
After Weret died she was placed in her tomb, lying on her left side, which was a traditional Middle Kingdom position for burial. Her partial skeletal remains, however, show that she was handled roughly, suggesting a possible interference by tomb robbers that looted jewellery. Because tomb robbing was common, it is difficult to find full mummies of kings and queens of the Middle Kingdom.
Weret's mummy was carefully studied. The bones on her left side were fully intact, and their long and slender shape were an indication that she was not physically active in her life. Her full skull was also intact, with the remains of her brain inside it. Eleven of her teeth were present.
There is evidence in her bones that Weret suffered from osteoporosis. It was also evident through her teeth that she suffered from a dental disease. Through her life she lost at least five of her teeth due to disease.
Brier, B. & Zimmerman, M. (2000). The Remains of Queen Weret. Chungara: Revisit de Antropologia Chilena, 32(1), 23-26. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org.libaccess.lib.mcmaster.ca/stable/pdf/27802109.pdf