The Route of Shoshenq I

Shoshenq I must have begun his route by going through Gaza, then, as attested by archeology, capturing Gezer. An auxiliary force at Gazawent through the Negev, freely capturing places along the way, possibly, as far as Ezion-Geber (74). The Jezreel was conquered by Shishak himself.

Author: pithom

An atheist with an interest in the history of the ancient Near East. Author of the Against Jebel al-Lawz Wordpress blog.

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