Tuya was a queen of the 19th Dynasty
who married Seti I
(c. 1306-1290 B.C.). a commoner, the daughter of Ruia and Raia, Tuya had married Seti
before he was elevated to royal status. Seti's father, Ramesses I,
had been bequeathed the throne by Horemhab
when the latter died childless.