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Deut. ii. 20, 21.) The monuments seem to indicate that their possessions in Egypt also had been ceded to Moab and Ammon. This war seems to have taken place while Sethos reigned in Egypt In his first year the Zuzim were a very powerful nation : but in the wars of his son Ramses, they were much diminished, and confederate with him against Moab.
S ody sht-n. The geographical identification of the enemies of Egypt who bear this appellation, with Moab in the mountains of Sheth, we published long ago.* We are now in position to confirm this identification unanswerably. In the long inscription at Abu Simbel, the Shethites are declared to be
S of “the race of the Mubith,” that is, G'ania “ Moabites” in Hebrew. In the decree of the 21st Ramses expelling Sheth from Egypt, the princes of 9 Side Ar Moab (Num. xxi. 28 &c.) sep Moab-Dannah (Jos.xv. 49.) and X L Aroer, (Jer. xlviii. 19.) represent the Shethites. We need scarcely remind the reader, that all these are cities of Moab, mentioned in the Bible.
These are the four principal Canaanite nations mentioned on the monuments of ancient Egypt. Many others are likewise named casually. We have given them at length elsewhere.t
* Egypt: her testimony, pp. 130—136. + Ubi supra. Also monumental history of Egypt, Vol. II. Trans. R. S. L. &c.
COREGENCIES IN EGYPT DURING
the figures, to their
Aphophis, Phiops, or Apappus, son bol of Meris. Crowned king of Lower
199 Egypt, and many years co-regent with his father. Afterwards king of all Egypt. Reigned for 61 years.
APPENDIX B. THE SOJOURN OF ISRAEL. to the planes of the chamber of Karnak, succession there.
Amenemes IV. B 13
co-regent and lost Memphis
(9) from the
by Meris. by all Upper Egypt.
E 3 erased.
Aphophis. They were his sons and grandsons. Five successive kings in this line during the reign of
The line of the Menecherian Pharaohs passed down 10 descents during the
reign of Aphophis
The immigration of Israel late in the reign of Aphophis, either in the 51st or 54th year.
Iannes succeeds Aphophis at Mem000 phis, reigned 50 years (lists).
G 3 Six descents of Shepherds at Abydos in friendly co-regency Son of H 5. with the 18th dynasty.
Asses : the son of Jannes, and for | many years his co-regent. Whole
2 reign 49 years lists. Actual duration of the reigns of Iannes and Asses 60 years.—Asses probably perished in the attempt to maintain Memphis against Amosis ;-about the 70th year of the immigration.