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Pyihia
Pyhia
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pï-ỉḥỉꜢ
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Thutmose IV
Amenhotep III
Titles King's Daughter
Father Thutmose IV
Burial Qurna cache (reburial)

Pyihia or Pyhia (transliteration: pï-ỉḥỉꜢ) was an ancient Egyptian Princess of the Eighteenth Dynasty during the New Kingdom.

Family[]

Pyihia was the daughter of Pharaoh Thutmose IV.[1] The identity of her mother remains unknown. Pharaoh Amenhotep III was her (half-)brother.

Burial[]

Pyihia's original burial remains unknown.[2] Her mummy was discovered in 1857 in the Sheikh Abd el-Qurna cache where she had been reburied – along with several other royals – during Year 27 of Pharaoh Psusennes I of the 21st Dynasty, but the tomb was robbed in antiquity.[1]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Dodson & Janssen 1989, p. 125-138.
  2. Fletcher 2000, p. 144-145.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A./Janssen, J.J., 1989: A Theban Tomb and Its Tenants. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Vol. 75.
  • Fletcher, J., 2000: Egypt's Sun King – Amenhotep III. Duncan Baird Publishers, London.
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