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Bibil Identifier bibil:221056
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Biblical Pithom and Tell el-Maskhuta
Title (English, ) A Critique of Some Recent Theories on Exodus 1,11
Author Collins, Andrew
Journal Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament (Volume: 22, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language English
Pages 135-149 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Recent theories that locate the Biblical Pithom (Exod 1,11) at the Late Bronze Age site of Tell er-Retabah fail to take account of the archaeological evidence and the Greco-Roman literary sources that demonstrate that a well known city called Pithom was located at Tell el-Maskhuta in the Iron Age. That the occurrence of the toponym Pithom in Exod 1,11 is an anachronistic addition to the Exodus tradition is still the best view.
DOI 10.1080/09018320802185176
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Toponyms
Pericopes Exodus 1,11
Terms פִּתֹם פתם
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