Tjuroy was an official in the court of 'Ahmose I
(1550-1525 B.C.) during the 18th dynasty,
and probably Amenhotep I
as well. Tjuroy was the son of 'Ahmose-Sitayet,
the viceroy of Nubia. An hereditary nobleman, he
inherited his fathers titles and the office of regulating
the affairs of the lands below the cataracts.