Mutemwiya

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Mutemwiya (also written as Mutemwia, Mutemuya or Mutemweya) was a minor wife of the Eighteenth Dynasty pharaoh Thutmose IV, and the mother of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Mutemwiya's name means "Mut in the divine barque".[1] While unconfirmed, it has been suggested that she acted as regent during the minority of her son Amenhotep III. [2]

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Mutemwiya
Mutemwiya in relief at a Luxor temple
TitleKing's mother
SpouseThutmose IV
ChildrenAmenhotep III
RelativesAkhenaten (grandson)
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Statue of a sacred boat dedicated to Mutemwiya, circa 1400 BC, black granite from the Temple of Karnak, on display at the British Museum