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John Breitweiser
John Breitweiser • 1 year ago

*EGYPT: The Great Royal Wife Tiye, matriarch of the Amama Dynasty-from the Altes Museum in Berlin, Germany: Spouse: Amenthotep III, Father: Yuya, Mother: Thuya, Borne: 1398 BC, Akhmim, Upper Egypt; Died: 1338 BC; Burial KV35, Valley of the Kings, Thebes. Religion Ancient Egyptian religion.

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