Thureau Daxgix suggests a rearrangement of the Dynasties of
Babylonia and Assyria contemporary with the kings of Dyn. XVIII.
O.L.Z. ad. 445.
Prof. eerdmans argues that the Hebrews are distinct from the Israelites;
that the former, the Aperiu, came into Egypt under Tethmosis III., the
latter under Siptah c. 1205 b.c. The Exodus is placed at the end of the
XXth Dynasty, c. 1125 b.c., and it is suggested that the Syrian 'rs of the
Harris Papyrus is probably Joseph. Expositor, Sept. 1908.
Lagier discusses the theories as to who was the oppressor of the
Hebrews in Egypt, and prefers Barneses If. Etudes par les Feres de la
Compagnic de Jesus, 5 Apr. 1909, p. 95.
Spiegelberg re-translates the passage on the Merenptah stele referring
to the Israelites, making Israel a land or place, not a tribe. O.L.Z. xi. 403.
The recent finds of Mr. Macalister at G-ezer include an ivory pectoral
with figure of king Merneptah, P.E.F.Q.S., 1908, 280; glazed button of
Barneses II. ib. 286; ring of Shesha and scarabs, ib. pi. iv; Egyptian
crouched statuette without inscription, ib. 1909, 98.
Schumacher and Steuernagel publish a memoir on the
site near Megiddo in 1903-5, with many Egyptian finds of
el Mutesellim, Bd. I. with atlas of plates.
Das Vorgcbirge am Nahr el Kclb is a popular account by I
of that famous pass and its Egyptian and Assyrian mol
series Dcr alte Orient.
Articles touching on the route of the Exodus, the name
Haupt. O.L.Z. xii. 245.
c. J. Ball interprets an inscription in Petrie's Sinai on
about 1500 b.c. as Phoenician, giving the name of Ishtar
243. But Pilcher shows that other examples referred
forbid this interpretation, and concludes that they are all
some illiterate person," probably dating long after the a
the mining settlement, ib. xxxi. 38. Sayce compares qui
dissents from Mr. Pilcher's explanation, ib. 132.
A surprising find has been made by Saciiau in an Arail
the Vth century b.c. from Elephantine. This contains the j
a personage mentioned in the book of Tobit (Achiacharul
story has only been known from much later writings of the 4
Aramaic ostracon in the Cairo Museum. Sayce, P.S.1
Two early Aramaic ostraca at Munich, two of Ptolemaic agj
two sherds with Phoenician labels at Strassbuig. LrDZBAl
f. Scm. Epigr. iii. 19,