Frank Moore Cross in the August 1992 edition of (pages 54, 56) in which he never adequately deals with the arguments set forth by Williams and Blum.
A spirited response appeared in the November / December 1999 issue of the same magazine by Tom Beard, the producer of the video (pages 66, 67). It is basically a retelling of his and Williams’ adventures found in the other books, but it also has a section at the end of the book about their search for pharaoh’s chariots in the Gulf of Akaba. For example, he claims the signs on the fence surrounding Jebel al-Lawz said, “No Trespassing Allowed.
The Egyptians never occupied that mining district with a garrison, but only sent expeditions; at the most these were in alternate years, and in the time of Merenptah only once in many years (Petrie 1906: 206).
It is also true that there were Egyptian soldiers garrisoned in fortresses in Sinai.
If one looks at a modern Rand Mc Nally Road map, the Sinai Peninsula is part of modern-day Egypt. The Bible says that once the Israelites left Succoth they were “out of Egypt” (Ex. The Land of Goshen was the eastern limits of the Land of Egypt.
Apparently the fortresses on the Eastern Frontier Canal was the border between Egypt and the Sinai (Hoffmeier 1997: 164-175).
Hershel Shanks also added a clarification of his endorsement. A good case has been made that it is somewhere in northwest Saudi Arabia, and Jebel al-Lawz is the highest point in this area” (page 67). Violators Will Be Put to Death” (Cornuke and Halbrook 2000: 1).
He said, “The quote attributed to me is accurate but incomplete. Yet if one looks at the photograph in Blum’s book, the sign actually says, Archaeological area warning: It is unlawful to trespass. There are a number of significant problems with this view.
When one of Samran’s workers discovered “a bracelet that glittered for all the world like the purest of gold” (Blum 1998: 58), they were arrested and charged with “robbing Saudi Arabia of its wealth from antiquity” which they claimed was a capital offense (Cornuke and Halbrook 2000: 218).As they tried to get back across the border they were captured, their film confiscated, and were jailed for 78 days as Israeli spies. In April 1985, Wyatt returned to Saudi Arabia legally under the patronage of a certain Mr. This time he had a contract with Samran to split the take on any “commercial minerals” found by them on their treasure hunt (Fasold 1993b: 4-6; Blum 1998: 47).To help locate the gold, Wyatt convinced David Fasold, with his “molecular frequency generator” (MFG), into joining their expedition to search for the “gold of Exodus” (Blum 1998: 49-51).Should he have been afraid because he was on the holy mountain of God (Ex. Pilgrims, scholars and tourists have visited the traditional site, Jebel Musa (Arabic for the Mountain of Moses) for more than 1,600 years.In the early 4th century AD Eusebius of Caesarea placed Mt. When Egeria made a pilgrimage to the East between AD 381 and 384, she visited Jebel Musa as Mt. This impressive mountain located in the southern Sinai Peninsula is situated behind the Byzantine monastery of St.