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Wiay
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wỉꜣy
"Divine Barque"
Dynasty 21st Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Psusennes I
Titles King's Wife
Spouse(s) Psusennes I
Issue Isetemakhbit
Burial Unknown
For other pages by this name, see Wiay.

Wiay (transliteration: wỉꜣy, meaning: "Divine Barque") was an ancient Egyptian King's Wife of the Twenty-first Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period.

Family[]

Wiay was married to Pharaoh Psusennes I and is the mother of Isetemakhbit,[1] who became Chief of the Harem of Amun-Re by marriage to the High Priest of Amun, Menkheperre. She may have been the mother of Crown Prince Ankhefenmut,[2] who predeceased his father.

Burial[]

The whereabouts of Wiay's tomb and mummy remain unknown.

References[]

  1. Dodson 2012, p. 60.
  2. Jansen-Winkeln 1997, p. 29-36.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson A., 2012 (Revised 2019 edition): Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance. The American University in Cairo Press.
  • Jansen-Winkeln, K., 1997: Der Majordomus des Amun Anchefenmut. In: Discussions in Egyptology, Vol. 38.
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