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The Pharaohs

Birth name: Ay Itnetjer ("Ay, Father of the God")
Throne name: Kheperkheperure ("Everlasting are the Manifestations of Re") 
Rule: 1325 - 1321 BC (13th king of the 18th dynasty, New Kingdom)
Noteworthy relatives: Nefertiti (daughter), Ankhesenamun (granddaughter/wife).


Read the biographies for AkhenatenSmenkhkare, and Tutankhamun to fully understand Ay's role in the events of the 18th dynasty.

Ay performing The Opening of the Mouth on Tutankhamun, as seen on the wall of Tut's burial chamber.

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