Computed Tomography Study of the Feet of Mummy of Ramesses III: New Insights on the Harem ConspiracySaleem, Sahar N. MBBCh, MSc, MD; Hawass, Zahi PhDJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography: January 2017 - Volume 41 - Issue 1 - p 15–17 doi: 10.1097/RCT.0000000000000489 Special Articles Abstract Author Information Objective: A previous study of the computed tomography (CT) of the neck of mummified Ramesses III (1190-1070 BC) suggested that an assailant slit the Pharaoh's throat with a knife in the plot known as Harem conspiracy. We hypothesized the presence of other injuries in the Pharaoh's body as a result of this fatal attack. Methods: We analyzed CT images of mummified Ramesses III and reported any finding suggestive of trauma in correlation with archeologic literature. Results: Computed tomographic images show partially amputated left big toe. The bony edges are sharp without signs of attempted healing. The ancient embalmers replaced the missing toe with a linen-made prosthesis and placed 6 metallic amulets (eye of Horus) at the feet region. Conclusions: The Pharaoh's left big toe was likely chopped perimortem by an assailant using a heavy sharp instrument as an ax. This additional injury supports the plot and gives more information about the death scene. From the *Kasr Al Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Radiology Department, Cairo University; and †Department State for Antiquities of Egypt, Cairo, Egypt. Received for publication May 12, 2016; accepted May 18, 2016. Correspondence to: Sahar N. Saleem, MBBCh, MSc, MD, 64 St, 14 Maadi, Cairo, Egypt (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). The authors declare no conflict of interest. Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.