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moonshot November 1st, 2013 3:03am

Why is there absolutely no verifiable historical or archaeological evidence whatsoever of the Israelites ever being anywhere near Egypt?

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stefanie22 Cincinnati
11/03/13 6:15 pm

What about the burning bush & golden calf rock formations on the Sinai peninsula, which is part of Egypt. (Personally seen both)

MrEdwin Mystery
11/01/13 7:25 am

I have heard of a different area they were in during the same time they were supposed to be in Egypt and there are records of that, I haven't gotten to looking into it though.

comppete Las Vegas
10/31/13 8:56 pm

Egyptians were known to erase anything they did not like, even their Pharaohs that fell into disapproval.

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/31/13 9:13 pm

This so-called damnatio memoriae didn't work. They tried it with Akhenaten because of his monotheism but there's plenty left.

comppete Las Vegas
10/31/13 9:19 pm

True, it was just a thought. It is not an opinion.

Ebola1 Florida
10/31/13 8:33 pm

Let me get my map, I thought they were right next door.

bMyComrade Stumptown
10/31/13 8:21 pm

If they were there, it certainly wasn't as slaves. Egypt used a labor tax during the flood season, not slaves. The laborers were respected and well treated.

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fredd TrumpLand
10/31/13 11:04 pm

I've been to a worker's village. It's quite fancy, complete with mini pyramid tombs.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
10/31/13 8:13 pm

A nomadic desert tribe doesn't leave many artifacts, but historical? I haven't read up on it but the Egyptians were thoroughly recording much lesser events than the escape of thousands of slaves. Makes me think if there should be no records why.

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moonshot More often I know nothing
10/31/13 8:08 pm

Israelites, not Israelis. :)