Progress of Egyptology.
of the Hyksos with the patriarchs; on the other hand he doubts the
reading of Jacob-el and Joseph-el amongst the place names in the Palestine
list of ThutmosiSj but points out the "field of Abram" in Sheshonk's
(3) Abrek (Gen. xli. 43): repeats and reinforces his previous explanation.
Arch. Eep. 1902-3, p. 29.
(4) Asenatk (Gen. xli. 45). Es-n-Neit (not Esneit), on the strength of
the LXX rendering.
(5) "Birth-stone" in Ex. i. 16, a very interesting section.
(6) Pihahiroth, perhaps a supposed Egyptian Pikhirt, previous explana-
tions being hardly possible.
(7) Argues that the list of cities captured by Sheshonk in Palestine is
untrustworthy; and that the Hebrew account, according to which he
attacked only Judah, is preferable.
(8) Sukkim (2 Chron. xii. 3), forming part of Sheshonk's army, were
probably the Tk-tn who were police under the XlXth Dynasty.
(9) Would place No and Hanes in the Delta, quoting other instances of
town-names duplicated in Upper and Lower Egypt: an elaborate and
(10) Tahpanhes = Daphnae = "the fort of the Negro" : with-a
speculation on the LXX name Tekeminas ;
also, in a postscript, proposes an emendation of Jer. xlvi. 25, thus:—
" Behold I punish No-Amon and Pharaoh and them that trust in him."
Indices of the name and words discussed form a useful feature of the
The court of the Bubastites and the first pylon of Karnak, hitherto
known as " Ptolemaic," were all at least planned by Sheshonk I: the
date of the actual construction needs investigation. According to the list
of captured cities, Sheshonk claimed to have conquered both Israel and
Judah : one pair of cartouches in the list of southern Palestine is to be
read as " the Field of Abram " (see above). Breasted, Amur. Journ,
Sem. Lang. xxi. 22.
Paran identified in Sheshonk's list. Sayce, P. E. F. Q. S. 1905, 169.
Tyt in early XVIIIth Dynasty texts = Babylonian titu, "dung."
Oefele, 0. L. Z. viii. 402.
Madsek publishes a stela of XVIIIth (?) Dynasty, with offerings to the
Phoenician or Syrian Astarte at Memphis, the %et.vr) Acf>poSir>i of Hero-
dotus, and quotes later instances. A. Z. xli. 114.
Sellin has found more cuneiform inscriptions of circa 1450 b.c. at
Tell Tannek (Taanach). O. L. Z. vii. 408.