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Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Tjuia


Tjuia

18th Dynasty

Tjuia was the chief lady of Amun's harem. She was the mother of Queen Tiye, wife of Amenophis III. The discovery of her and her husband's tomb put to rest the speculation that Queen Tiye might have been of foreign origin.


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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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