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Assuming rameses is required, the following results were found.

  • New Evidence from Egypt on the Location of the Exodus Sea Crossing: Part I

    is that it was originally to have stood at the entrance to the Suez Canal in Port Said. Inspired by the colossal statues of Rameses II at Abu Simbel, French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi came up with the idea of a huge statue of a woman bearing a...
  • Monumental Misconceptions

    slaves in Egypt when the Pyramids were built! The Bible does say that the Israelites built the store cities of Pithom and Rameses, outlined here: From Ramesses to Shiloh: Archaeological Discoveries Bearing on the Exodus-Judges Period. 3. The truth is...
  • The Genesis Philistines

    do we have detailed information about them in the Bible, but we have evidence from extra-Biblical sources as well. Pharaoh Rameses III recorded that the Philistines were one tribe of a coalition of 'Sea Peoples' who swept across Anatolia (modern Turkey)...
  • Review of 'The Human Faces of God' by Thom Stark

    of the king. The Egyptians rarely wrote about foreigners, especially slaves. The Israelites lived in and departed from Rameses, yet no historical records have been found for any time period in Rameses, despite decades of excavation. The argument by the...
  • Debunking 'The Exodus Decoded'

    royal seal was discovered at Tell el-Daba, the site of the ancient Hyksos capital Avaris. This is also the location of Rameses, the place where the Israelites settled (Gn 47:11) and where they departed from (Ex 12:37). In the 13th century BC, long after...
  • From the Mailbag

    Egyptian historical records that critics say do not record anything about the Exodus? The most likely place would be Rameses where the Israelites lived during the Sojourn (Gen. 47:11; Exod. 1:11) and where they left from (Exod. 12:37; Num. 33:3-5)....
  • Evidence for the Exodus from Egypt

    Evidence for the Exodus from Egypt: The Sudden Abandonment of Biblical Rameses during the Reign of the Exodus Pharaoh' The biblical narrative of an extended Israelite stay in Egypt and a spectacular mass exodus under the nose of pharaoh long has been...
  • What Do Mt. Horeb, The Mountain of God, Mt. Paran and Mt. Seir Have to Do with Mt. Sinai?

    month (Nm 33:3), it took them two months, or 60 days, to reach Mt. Sinai. The travel distance from the starting point at Rameses (=Tell el-Daba) to Gebel Khashm et-Tarif is approximately 290 miles. Allowing for Sabbath rest, the Israelites would have...
  • In Search of Mt. Sinai

    to be located somewhere along the Trans-Sinai Highway. Based on the travel times given in the Old Testament (60 days from Rameses to the Desert of Sinai [Exod. 19:1; Num. 33:3] and 11 days from Mt. Sinai to Kadesh Barnea [Deut. 1:2]), and the rate of...
  • Egypt and the Bible

    projects (Ex 5:6-19). The Bible states that the Israelites lived in 'Goshen' (Gn 45:10, etc.) and 'the district of Rameses' (Gn 47:11, etc.) during the Sojourn. Archaeological evidence of a Semitic presence in the eastern delta, at the time the Bible...
  • Digging for Truth-Episode 43: Archaeological Evidence for the Early Date of the Exodus (Part One)

    as we discuss archaeological evidence related to the date of the Exodus, ca. 1446 BC. Topics includes: Sinai 375a, Avaris, Rameses, Goshen, the Amarna Letters and the Soleb Inscription.
  • Joseph in Egypt: Part I

    Pharaoh. They resided in a capital city called Avaris; later in Egyptian history this city would be re-named 'Rameses' after the great king Rameses II (1290-1223 BC). Another misconception about the Hyksos concerns their name. Josephus, a Jewish...
  • Locating Sodom: A Critique of the Northern Proposal

    authority on Egyptian chronology (1991: 202). Manfred Bietak, based on his important work at Tell el-Daba (ancient Rameses),Egypt, places the beginning of the Middle Bronze Age at ca. 1920 BC (2002: 37, 41–42). How the intervening 800 years from the end...
  • The Philistines Enter Canaan: Were They Egyptian Lackeys or Invading Conquerors?

    most scholars.9 The most complete statement of the theory was recently outlined by the Israeli Egyptologist Itamar Singer: Rameses [III] settled thousands of [Sea Peoples] prisoners in Egyptian fortresses and allotted clothing and provisions to them...

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