[b-hebrew] Re: Jericho, Rameses and iron

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Wed May 26 19:34:31 EDT 2004


Thank you.

Yigal
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Baker" <joebaker at cygnus.uwa.edu.au>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 2:57 AM
Subject: [b-hebrew] Re: Jericho, Rameses and iron


> Hi All
>
> The name of the city prior to the Hyksos' founding of Avaris ("Camp
> Refugee") was Rowarty ("Door of the Two Ways"). The successive cities
> Rowarty - Avaris - Pi-Ramesses were not built on top of each other. Rather
> they were almost next to each other (like overlapping suburbs). The map I
> have goes something like this - with the dashes and slashes being the
> Pelusiac branches of the Nile. (View with fixed width font, and not with
> HTML browser as it will stripe out the spaces)
>
>              /
>             / ###
>            /##### Pi-Ramesses
>        /--/######
>       /  ########
>      /   ### /------
>     /   /---/
>    /---/@@ Rowarty
>   |***  @@@
>   |******
>   | ***** Avaris
>   |
>
> Regards
> Joe Baker ===========\
> Perth                |
> Western Australia ===/
>
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