Revisiting the harem conspiracy and death of Ramesses III: anthropological, forensic, radiological, and genetic study

  title={Revisiting the harem conspiracy and death of Ramesses III: anthropological, forensic, radiological, and genetic study},
  author={Zahi Hawass and Somaia Ismail and Ashraf Selim and Sahar N. Saleem and Dina Fathalla and Sally Wasef and Ahmed Z Gad and R Saad and Suzan Fares and Hany Abdel Rahman Amer and Paul Gostner and Yehia Z. Gad and Carsten M. Pusch and Albert R. Zink},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
Objective To investigate the true character of the harem conspiracy described in the Judicial Papyrus of Turin and determine whether Ramesses III was indeed killed. Design Anthropological, forensic, radiological, and genetic study of the mummies of Ramesses III and unknown man E, found together and taken from the 20th dynasty of ancient Egypt (circa 1190-1070 BC). Results Computed tomography scans revealed a deep cut in Ramesses III’s throat, probably made by a sharp knife. During the… 
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