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Court Artist of Tiye

Other Title : Overseer of the sculptors of the Queen Tiye

Father - Nauy

Brother - Kaharu

Wife - Nezemmennefer (sister of Huy (?))

From the tomb of Huya an inscritpion showing Auta at work within in his studio putting the finishing touches to a statue of the princess Beketaten. Auta's head is shown too for his body - it is thought to show his real likeness. One student leans forward to study his master's work - to exclaim, 'Why she's alive!'