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Tauhert
Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) Tauhert
Age ~35
Sex m
Status Unknown
Height Unknown
Source
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) 1070–712 BC
Site
Current Location
Location National Museum of Antiquities in Cairo.
Catalog #

One of the Egyptian mummies used in Project Horus, an examination of more than 50 mummies to establish the prevalence of atherosclerosis before the modern era.

Studies

A whole body CT scan was taken, probable or definite atherosclerosis was noted in mummies in all four geographical populations: 29 (38%) of 76 ancient Egyptians. His mummy showed no sign of the pathology.

External Links

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2813%2960598-X/fulltext

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