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Tiye, also spelled Tiy, Tiyi, Tiya was an ancient Egyptian name; according to Aldred, the pet name for Nefertari. [1] Its notable bearers were:

"Tiy" is also an online moniker used by Finn Bruce, the founder of Chucklefish.

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  1. Cyril Aldred: Akhenaten, King of Egypt (London, Thames and Hudson, 1991, ISBN   0-500-27621-8, p.141

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