Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Mentor/Supervising Professor

Hasel, Michael

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During the early days of the Divided Monarchy in Israel and Judah, the Bible tells of an invasion by an Egyptian king named Shishak. This presentation will discuss Pharaoh Shishak’s identity and the archeological evidence concerning his campaign, addressing relevant Egyptian records, chronology, political context, and how all this relates to the biblical account and biblical scholarship as a whole.

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Divide and Conquer: Pharaoh Shishak’s Campaign in Post-Solomonic Palestine

During the early days of the Divided Monarchy in Israel and Judah, the Bible tells of an invasion by an Egyptian king named Shishak. This presentation will discuss Pharaoh Shishak’s identity and the archeological evidence concerning his campaign, addressing relevant Egyptian records, chronology, political context, and how all this relates to the biblical account and biblical scholarship as a whole.