Two Funerals and a Wedding, Part 1.
Two Funerals and a Wedding, Part 1. Around year 12 of Akhenaten, the Queen Mother Tiye died. She journeyed to the West at the age of 60, having been a powerful influence for more than fifty years. Tiye is a monumental figure, literally, in the history of ancient Egypt. In this episode, we do her honour, and explore her legacy following her death.
- Date c.1351 BCE, year 12 of Akhenaten
- Read the fascinating story of Tiye’s mummy at The Theban Royal Mummy Project
- Music by Bettina Joy de Guzman (Ancient Lyric) www.bettinajoydeguzman.com
- Music by Keith Zizza www.keithzizza.com
Tiye at Amarna
KV55: Tiye in the Valley of the Kings
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