The fate of the Ark of the Covenant, which contained tablets recording the 10 Commandments, is unknown. The borders of the land to be conquered given in Numbers have a precisely defined eastern border which included the Arabah and Jordan.
As their children stood on the mountain and saw in the distance the promised land, the realization of their expectations, were they ready?
For any further information:. On the opposite bank is the Temple of Karnak, where the fragmentary copy was found.
Only the "Red Sea" Exodus and the Euphrates are mentioned to define the southern and eastern borders of the full land promised to the Israelites. Called the "Seleucid Empire" by modern-day historians, the empire was passed down through the Seleucid family line.
During our last visit to the Cairo Museum, I had asked my son Ralph to photograph this particular part of the stele, under the best possible conditions, by accentuating any contrasts, in order to visualize the true engraving of this hieroglyph sic.
The analogies are so abundant, and indeed universal, that time would fail to enumerate them.