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Ruler/Tomb owner

Father of Tiy (who was wife of Amenhotep III) and husband of Thuyu (both buried in KV 46), Yuya was a military leader, probably from the area of Akhmim. He bore the titles of “God’s Father," “Master of the Horse," “His Majesty’s Lieutenant Commander of Chariotry," “Priest of Min," and "Overseer of cattle of Min, Lord of Akhmim."