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The Pharaoh of the Exodus, 1279-1213 BCE

Exodus 1: 8

            “Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph.”

 Mummy of Ramesses the Great

Mummy of Ramesses the Great

Exodus 14:23

“The Egyptians pursued them, and all Pharaoh’s horses and chariots and horsemen followed them into the sea.”

Battle of Kadesh, Temple of Ramses II

Battle of Kadesh, Temple of Ramses II at Abu Simbel

The Battle of Kadesh took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire in modern day Syria.  Inscriptions on Karnak temple walls record the details of his campaigns into Canaan and Syria.

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