“Ozymandias” is a story not only of Egypt, but of nation after nation throughout history—except one.
Likely a 14th-century-BCE cultural import from Egypt.
“In view of the sex-soaked Egyptian phallocracy, no wonder monotheistic women shook their timbrels in celebration when they left.”
Why the Torah appropriates images from pagan Egypt in describing God’s revelation.
And what the discovery says about Israel in the time of King David.
Unambiguously and unashamedly Jewish.
Did Pharaoh’s baker use conical molds?
And for why it matters.
Taking Egypt out of the Jews.
Showing the Israelite God’s masterful transvaluation of the Egyptian pantheon.
Storehouses for the wealth of priests.
And the role of General Allenby of Armageddon.