Dive into the world of biblical archaeology as we explore Exodus 1:11, focusing on the cities of Pithom and Raamses. Are these cities key evidence for dating the Exodus? Uncover how ancient historical writing, archaeological findings, and contextual interpretation offer insights into this intriguing biblical event.
Do secular history and archaeology agree with what the Bible says about this ancient land? Explore the fascinating world of biblical archaeological finds in Egypt that provide valuable insights into the historical context and corroborate the biblical narrative. Discover how these ancient artifacts have enriched our understanding of the relationships between Egypt and the Bible's events and figures.
After the collapse of urban civilization, powerful states reappeared beginning about 2000 B.C. In southern Mesopotamia the city-state of Ur had already gained control of the surrounding territory. Ur-Nammu, greatest king of the Third Dynasty of Ur (ca. 2113–2006 B.C.), erected a great ziggurat (temple tower) and encouraged art and literature.