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Tiy,fl. 1167 B.C., queen of ancient Egypt, wife of Ramses IIIRamses III
, Rameses III,
or Ramesses III
, d. 1167 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, 2d ruler of the XX dynasty. He ended the period of anarchy that followed Merneptah rule and reigned c.1198–1167 B.C.
..... Click the link for more information. . To gain the throne for her son, Pentewere, she led a palace conspiracy to displace her aging husband. At the last minute the plot was discovered, and 32 important courtiers were executed for complicity.
Tiy(tē), fl. 1385 B.C., queen of ancient Egypt, wife of Amenhotep IIIAmenhotep III
or Amenophis III
, d. c.1372 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty. He succeeded his father, Thutmose IV, c.1411 B.C. His reign marks the culmination and the start of the decline of the XVIII dynasty.
..... Click the link for more information. . Of humble origin, she was remarkable for her influence in state affairs in the reigns of her husband and of IkhnatonIkhnaton
[Egyptian,=Aton is satisfied], d. c.1354 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (c.1372–1354 B.C.), of the XVIII dynasty; son and successor of Amenhotep III. His name at his accession was Amenhotep IV, but he changed it to honor the god Aton.
..... Click the link for more information. , her son. The occurrence of her name with that of Amenhotep III shows an official recognition of the queen that was most unusual for Egypt.