ContentBlocks 8 1 Ads Shiloh Standard copy

Research Topics

Assuming shasu is required, the following results were found.

  • The Name Yahweh in Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts

    It is generally accepted that the term Shasu means nomads or Bedouin people, referring primarily to the nomadic or semi-nomadic peoples of Syria-Palestine. There are two significant hieroglyphic references in New Kingdom period texts to an area called...
  • shasu
  • Egyptian War Correspondents and the Biblical Giants

    passage, a discussion takes place of an encounter in a Canaanite mountain pass. We are told that Egyptian forces came across Shasu warriors, whose height from nose to foot varied from 4 to 5 cubits...
  • Amenhotep II and the Historicity of the Exodus Pharaoh

    "A record of the plunder that his majesty carried off: 127 princes of Retenu; 179 brothers of princes; 3,600 Apiru; 15,200 Shasu; 36,300 Kharu; 15,070 Nagasuites/Neges; 30,652 of their family members; total: 89,600 people, and their endless property...
  • New Light on the 'Forgotten' Conquest

    year of Merenptah (ca. 1204 BC) (or the eighth year of Seti II [ca. 1191 BC]) in which the inhabitants are referred to as 'Shasu,' or desert nomads (Allen 2002: 17). The first evidence for the Shasu has recently come to light, albeit from early Iron Age...
  • The Philistines Enter Canaan: Were They Egyptian Lackeys or Invading Conquerors?

    and stamped with the name of pharaoh and made into slaves. Another section of Papyrus Harris I describes the treatment of Shasu Bedouin captives from Edom, in trans-Jordan: I destroyed the people of Seir [Edom] among the Bedouin tribes, I razed their...
  • New Evidence from Egypt on the Location of the Exodus Sea Crossing: Part I

    Pharaoh is receiving tribute from dignitaries at Raphia (the final stop on the Horus Way in Canaan), defeating the nomadic Shasu with his bow and finally triumphantly returning from Canaansurrounded by Asiatic captives. Eleven of the 23 known forts on...
  • The Curious History of the 'Editor' in Biblical Criticism

    the books of Moses after 850 BC (p. 27). The fifth example is an Egyptian “model letter” which mentions a people called the “Shasu of Edom” who were allowed by the pharaoh to settle in the area of Goshen near the ancient city of Pithom. Pithom is, of...

Results 1 - 8 of 8


ABR fulfills its mission through memberships and generous donations from supporters.

Join us in our mission! No matter what your level of interest, from keeping abreast of the fascinating research that comes out of the field work, to actively participating in anarchaeological dig, you can become an integral part of our ministry.

Please click here for our support page.


Phone: 717-859-3443

Toll Free:  800-430-0008


PO Box 144, Akron, PA 17501




Site Design and Management by: Nehemiah Communications [] & Enktesis []

ABRT 24 | 4/13/2019