Stele of Merenptah

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Webscribe
published on 26 October 2018
Stele of Merenptah

Stele of Merenptah. Israel as a cultural entity is first mentioned in this stele of the Egyptian pharaoh Merenptah (1213-1203 BCE) in which he states that “Israel lies devastated, bereft of its seed”. (Cairo Museum, Egypt)

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Webscribe, . (2018, October 26). Stele of Merenptah. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9384/

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Webscribe, . "Stele of Merenptah." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 26, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9384/.

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Webscribe, . "Stele of Merenptah." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Oct 2018. Web. 20 Sep 2019.

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