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


Nineteenth Dynasty

Tuya was a queen of the 19th Dynasty who married Seti I (c. 1306-1290 B.C.). A commoner, the daughter of Ruia and Raia, Tuya had married Seti before he was elevated to royal status. Seti's father, Ramesses I, had been bequeathed the throne by Horemhab when the latter died childless.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011