| Wedjarenes |
|Location||Egyptian National Museum of Antiquities in Cairo.|
One of the Egyptian mummies used in Project Horus, an examination of more than 50 Egyptian mummies to establish the prevalence of atherosclerosis before the modern era.
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.
Sex was determined through biological anthropologic assessment of the genital/reproductive organs and morphology of the pelvis, femur, and skull. A biologic anthropologist (M.A.T.S.) estimated the age at death through assessment of the architectural changes in the clavicle, humerus, and femur.