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2 Burton’s proposed location of original “Put” (spelled “Punt” in other places)

3 Alternate proposed location for “Put” – Greek translation of Put is “Libya” (also in Acts 2)

4 Approximate biblical territory of Cush in OT times (called “Nubia” by some, “Ethiopia” by Greek and Roman writers)

5 Close-up of area once known as Cush

6 Descendants of Cush (Genesis 10:7)

7 Descendants of Mizraim (Gen. 10:13-14)

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9 Shechem Ai Bethel Abram’s journey from Canaan to Egypt in Genesis 12

10 Ancient Egyptian tomb painting, dated close to time of Abraham (1900 BC), shows people from Canaan coming into Egypt just as we read Abraham and his family did in Genesis 12. This is the best and closest glimpse of what the people looked like in that era and area Beni Hasan Tomb Painting

11 Dating to around 1900 BC, this tomb painting, with words and pictures on it, shows how Old Testament people from the time of Abraham and Sarah looked, how they dressed, their hair styles, and even a musical instrument of the day (lyre). Beni Hasan Tomb Painting

12 Part of the Beni Hasan tomb painting showing Semitic people from Canaan.

13 Above is best artistic comparison of Egyptians compared to others from North

14 Drawing on tomb of Seit, ca BC (within 100 years of time of Moses) Mizraim (Egyptians) on top Cushites (also called Nubians) on bottom

15 Drawing of Cushites in OT Times Source: A HISTORY OF EGYPT UNDER THE PHARAOHS DERIVED ENTIRELY FROM THE MONUMENTS, BY HENRY BRUSCH-BEY

16 Cushites/Nubians in Ancient Egypt

17 Egyptians and Cushites (within 100 years of Exodus)  Detail of a wall painting from the tomb of Amenhotep-Huy, during reign of King Tut

18 Multi-Ethnic Mixed Multitudes in Egypt


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