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This implies that Israel did not have a king or kingdom at this time. The text also implies that Israel was as strong as the other cities mentioned, and not just a small tribe. "Linguistic Notes on Thutmose III's Topographical List." Egyptological Studies vol. The south to north order of the three city-states may provide a general location for Israel. "The World of Sinuhe." Israel Oriental Studies 9-408. There is an interesting place named in Joshua 15:9 and , "well of waters of Nephtoah," that may be the Hebrew name of Merneptah. "A Canaanite at Ugarit." Israel Exploration Journal 13. The well which is probably anachronistically named after Merneptah would be near Jerusalem. They are now forced to admit that Israel was already in Canaan at the time of Merneptah. Israel was big and strong enough to challenge Egypt in battle. He concludes that the open country scene must be Israel. Rainey rejects this view because it shows them with chariots and infantry (1990, 56-60).
A stele found at Abydos tells about an Asiatic campaign by Sen-Usert III (1880-1840 BC) which says: His majesty proceeded northward to overthrow the Asiatics. One scene is the battle against the city of Ashkelon which is specifically named. Yurco argues that the other two city scenes are Gezer and Yanoam. This stele puts a terminus ante quem date of 1210 BC for the exodus (Mc Carter 1992, 132). There are two types of execration texts from the 12th Dynasty of Egypt.