• re: JerichoToby Anderson, Mon Jun 4 23:17
    Hello Rich, You: "....archaeology says no city existed from 1550BC-1100BC" Only 1 archeologist says that, who ignored the Egyptian Scarabs containing 3 pharoahs who lived during the earlier part of... more
    • re: Jericho — Anonymous, Tue Jun 12 00:40
      • re: JerichoToby Charles Anderson, Wed Jun 13 15:51
        Hello Anonymous, After giving the link to a page in a book, you concluded. You wrote: "The scarabs come from an administrative palace built later. But there was no city there." That is NOT what your... more
        • re: JerichoAnonymous, Fri Jun 15 09:49
          Toby: My trivial mistake, already conceeded, changes nothing. The necropolis is a separate site from the city. A curse was put on rebuilding the city, but not on continued use of the necropolis. So... more
      • re: JerichoAnonymous, Tue Jun 12 15:50
        Pardon my error. The scarabs came from the Necropolis, which is not the city. //From the pottery and scarabs found at the necropolis, Garstang concluded that its use was continuous from the third... more
      • re: JerichoMarianne Luban, Tue Jun 12 11:43
        Anonymous wrote: "The scarabs come from an administrative palace built later. But there was no city there." I am of the opinion that "Anonymous" is nothing more than a trolling sock-puppet, who... more
    • re: JerichoRich McQuillen, Mon Jun 11 22:34
      "Why did you ignore the scarabs in your posting." -- Toby "If there are scarabs of pharoahs here, then the 1550BC date turns into 1435BC." -- me -- We're in agreement, the scarabs are absolute. I... more
      • re: minor date correctionRich McQuillen, Sun Jun 17 12:27
        "If there are scarabs of pharoahs here, then the 1550BC date turns into 1435BC." -- me I misread Amenhotep ii instead of 3. Amenhotep 2 would have ended in 1435BC. I have Amenhotep 3 ending around... more
      • JerichoToby Charles Anderson, Wed Jun 13 15:55
        "Why did you ignore the scarabs in your posting." -- Toby "If there are scarabs of pharoahs here, then the 1550BC date turns into 1435BC." -- Rich -- We're in agreement, the scarabs are absolute. I... more
      • re: JerichoMarianne Luban, Tue Jun 12 12:02
        Rich wrote: "-- We're in agreement, the scarabs are absolute." They are absolute in that they provide a terminus for scarabs among the burials--that terminus being the reign of Amenhotep III.... more
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