| Tuya |
|Name(s)||Tuya (also known as Thuya or Tjuyu)|
|Site||Valley of the Kings|
She was known by many names and titles, some of which include; Singer of the Hathor, and Chief of the Entertainers, Superintendent of the Harem of the God Min of Akhmin. She was married to Yuya a courtier. Together they were believed to have three children.
Yuya and Tuya also had a son, Anen who was a Chancellor of Lower Egypt and is referred to as the Divine Father. There is evidence that suggests the she died in her 50s in 1375BC.
MummificationIt is believed that Tuya died at a much later time than her husband. Along with her husband, she was found in a excellent state of preservation despite the apparent robbery of the tomb. Material was found under her eyelids to keep them from falling in. Her arms were positioned in such a way that was rare at the time; outstretched, palms up on her thighs. She was thought to be quite old when she died, she was almost bald.