Episode 88: Lady of the Lake


Queen Mother Tiaa was a mighty lady indeed. Before coming to power as mother of Thutmose IV, Tiaa lived a comfortable life in the palace of the royal harem. This institution remains mysterious, but we know a little bit about it…

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The main centres of this episode


From the Gurob Palace Project (Website)




Betsy M. Bryan, The Reign of Thutmose IV, 1991.

Aidan Dodson, Amarna Sunrise, 2014.

Aidan Dodson & Dyan Hilton, The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt, 2010.

Eberhard Dziobek et al., Das Grab des Sobekhotep Theben Nr. 63, 1990.

The Gurob Palace Project (Website)