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Yuia


Yuia

18th Dynasty

Yuia was an official during the 18th Dynasty in the courts of both Tuthmosis IV and Amenhotep III. He fathered Queen Tiy, the wife of Amenhotep III, and he was also Master of Horse, a title which carried the name "Father of the God". Yuia served as chancellor of the North and as a priest of both Hermonthis and Amon during his career. His wife, Tuia, was of Egyptian descent. His mummified remains indicate that he was of Indo-European stock, probably Hurrian. This particular ethnic group served, generally, in the cavalry units of the Egyptians.

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Last Updated: June 19th, 2011


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