[b-hebrew] Stone slab replacing the Ark of the Covenant

Brian Roberts formoria at carolina.rr.com
Tue Aug 2 16:58:16 EDT 2005

Also, the taking of the Ark is allegedly recorded in the Karnak temple, 
but the taking of Jerusalem isn't?

That seems a bit implausible.

On Tuesday, August 2, 2005, at 03:21  PM, Stephen Segall wrote:


> This was a tempting target for the king of Egypt who attacked and 
> overran
> the truncated Kingdom of Judah. To prevent a siege of Jerusalem, 
> Rehoboam
> agreed to let the Egyptians loot Jerusalem and leave without a fight. 
> This
> Egyptian victory was commemorated on a temple wall at Karnak. The wall
> carving shows Egyptian soldiers carrying away the Ark of the Covenant.
Best Salaams,

R. Brian Roberts
Amateur Researcher in Biblical Archaeology

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