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Archaeologists Discover Remains of Egyptian Army From the Biblical Exodus in Red Sea

Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry announced this morning that a team of underwater archaeologists had discovered that remains of a large Egyptian army from the 14th century BC, at the bottom of the Gulf of Suez, 1.5 kilometers offshore from the modern city of Ras Gharib. The team was searching for the remains of ancient ships and artifacts related to Stone Age and Bronze Age trade in the Red Sea area, when they stumbled upon a gigantic mass of human bones darkened by age.

The scientists lead by Professor Abdel Muhammad Gader and associated with Cairo University’s Faculty of Archaeology, have already recovered a total of more than 400 different skeletons, as well as hundreds of weapons and pieces of armor, also the remains of two war chariots, scattered over an area of approximately 200 square meters. They estimate that more than 5000 other bodies could be dispersed over a wider area, suggesting that an army of large size who have perished on the site.

This magnificient blade from an egyptian khopesh, was certainly the weapon of an important character. It was discovered near the remains of a richly decorated war chariot, suggesting it could have belonged to a prince or nobleman.

Many clues on the site have brought Professor Gader and his team to conclude that the bodies could be linked to the famous episode of the Exodus. First of all, the ancient soldiers seem to have died on dry ground, since no traces of boats or ships have been found in the area. The positions of the bodies and the fact that they were stuck in a vast quantity of clay and rock, implie that they could have died in a mudslide or a tidal wave.

The shear number of bodies suggests that a large ancient army perished on the site and the dramatic way by which they were killed, both seem to corroborate the biblical version of the Red Sea Crossing, when the army of the Egyptian Pharaoh was destroyed by the returning waters that Moses had parted. This new find certainly proves that there was indeed an Egyptian army of large size that was destroyed by the waters of the Red Sea during the reign of King Akhenaten.

For centuries, the famous biblical account of the “Red Sea Crossing” was dismissed by most scholars and historians as more symbolic than historical.

This astounding discovery brings undeniable scientific proof that one the most famous episodes of the Old Testament was indeed, based on an historical event. It brings a brand new perspective on a story that many historians have been considering for years as a work of fiction, and suggesting that other themes like the “Plagues of Egypt” could indeed have an historical base.

A lot more research and many more recovery operations are to be expected on the site over the next few years, as Professor Gader and his team have already announced their desire to retrieve the rest of the bodies and artifacts from was has turned out to be one of the richest archaeological underwater sites ever discovered ( via www.dailymedia.info ).

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  • Tary Taylor

    ~coughcoughbullshit~

    • SavannahSummer

      coughcough TRUE whether you believe it or not.

      • Tary Taylor

        are you just stupid????

        • SavannahSummer

          Well some folks have told me that but NO I’m not stupid are you?

  • Candi Yorkshobi
    • SavannahSummer

      TRUE

      • HAHA

        FALSE. The original source is a satire site. Someone made it up.

        • SavannahSummer

          This did happen whether they found remains or not….

          • Verdigo

            Heard about this years before the internet.

  • Gerald Allen

    And what about finding bodies proves anything?

    • Bill McLean

      Bodies and war chariots and NO boats. They died on dry land. Muddy land. Hello….

      • Jan

        http://www.hoax-slayer.com/remains-egyptian-army-red-sea-hoax.shtml

        Don’t believe everything you read simply because it agrees with your preconceived beliefs.

        • Mike Gilley

          keep denying jesus christ and you will pay the price

          • Michael Corbett

            Nope , jesus isn’t real ….

          • Michelle Hansen

            Amen Mike!! Believe or not believe, one day we will all see him, I know I will be praising him, many of you will be running to hide in the shadows so as not to be seen. Scoff all you want, Jesus IS ALIVE and you will be held accountable for everything you’ve done, including denying him.

          • Dan Paulson

            The return of Christ happens every time someone follows his teachings. If you don’t want to simply be a carrier of the stories, you might want to dig a little deeper into the teachings. You’re still looking at them from the point of view of Religion. And a fifth graders version at that. Let me know when you’re ready for the spiritual teachings.

        • Bret Powell

          Don’t disregard everything you read simply because it disagrees with your preconceived beliefs.

        • SavannahSummer

          It doesn’t matter if others think it’s a hoax and try to disprove it dude because it DID indeed happen. You can call what I believe what you will it will never change but you will because EVERY KNEE WILL BOW AND EVERY TONGUE WILL CONFESS THAT JESUS IS LORD AND SAVIOUR.

          • Michael Corbett

            Oh Noes whatevershall I do ??? Oh hey , baseball !

          • Jan

            Of course it matters..it’s either true or it’s not.

            See, unlike you, my position would change if you actually had evidence to support the claim.

            Threatening me with something you read in a book does you no good. Certainly won’t change my mind. Instead of all this nonsense about bowing knees and confessing tongues, why don’t you offer actual evidence that what was found in the sea is actually the remains of an Egyptian army from the biblical exodus? Give me evidence, not presumptions.

          • SavannahSummer

            The evidence is all around you it’s just you are oblivious to it so now prove to me God doesn’t exist in any way shape or form. YOU CAN’T….goodbye

        • tom

          DONT DISMISS ARCHEOLOGICAL FINDINGS BECAUSE THEY DONT AGREE WITH YOUR PRECONCEIVED IDEAS………

          • Jan

            Preconceived ideas? See, unlike you, I don’t presume that some bones found in the sea are automatically the bones of an Egyptian army from the biblical exodus…that is a HUUUUGE presumptuous leap without any evidence to support it.

            You still need to prove it.

      • Verdigo

        The Bible states that the Israelites crossed on dry land.

    • Mike Gilley

      proves the sea was split just as moses said.

  • Victor Hafichuk

    Is this the very same story as that in http://www.snopes.com/religion/redsea.asp or is it another?

    • Jan
      • Victor Hafichuk

        Thank you for that, Jan. More than once have I been caught by “news” announcements and have been corrected by friends. Might I also be wrong in suspecting you don’t believe the Biblical account of the exodus of the children of Israel from Egypt and the parting of the Red Sea? That’s one account that is of God and not of men.

        In 43 years of study, I’ve found by experience and revelation that the Bible can be trusted, but not without God’s grace.

  • Devon Galley

    They have one photograph of a blade from a khopesh, which they obvioulsy borrowed from here…
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khopesh#/media/File:Khopesh.jpg
    Had there actually been any bodies or chariots, there would be at least a few pictures.

  • Awesome!! Haters gunna hate.

  • Chase Peteigney

    Obviously from the tone and presentation of this article, it was not written with professional journalistic neutrality, “undeniable scientific proof” to quote from the article. In 1600 years, coastlines change. Entire cities can be submerged. Sea levels rise. Article does not in my opinion show any journalistic integrity at all.

  • Jarhead6541

    “WNDR is fake news site whose disclaimer notes that the site’s articles are satirical and fictitious:” Still grasping at straws, I see.

    • bodica

      Ah yes, the man who tried to discredit Mother Teresa! Well, with all his academic learning, he still cannot tell the difference between one religion and another…ignores the beauty of the works written, composed, painted,sculpted ad majorem Dei Gloriam, the universities originally founded by monks to study the beauties of Creation, and the great scientific and technological discoveries that emanated therefrom – now Marxist indoctrination centers, yep, moving along, Christopher. PS Why not change your name since you seem to hate God and Christ so much…

      • Jarhead6541

        There will be no world peace until all religions are seen for what they are; useless, fraudulent fakes.

  • Jan
  • Stan
  • Danielmormon

    The Bible can be trusted,they have found Sodom too ,destroyed by fire just as the scriptures teach.And warn us about.

    • Dan Paulson

      My name is Dan. I’m from Seattle. I caught a fish in Puget Sound and fed 300 people with the fish, and had more left over when I was done than when I started. Just because there is a Dan from a real place called Seattle and there is a Puget Sound, does not make the story true. Dig below the shallow surface

  • tobot

    It did happen but this is not the place. Not even close.

  • Michelle Hansen

    I will be praying for those that still have scales on their eyes, wake up people……..Good and evil exist just like heaven and hell!! Don’t be caught off guard, I warn you because God is real and he is not dead. Very soon we will see his face and regardless if you believe or not, you will not be able to claim you never knew. What you do on this earth follows you to the grave and once you are woken from your sleep you will be judged, you can bee “good” all you want but unless you proclaim Jesus as your Lord and Savior you will be damned to hell. Snicker and laugh all you want, I feel sorry for you all that is why I will pray for you.

  • Dan Paulson

    When people use the Bible as a literal history book, they demonstrate incredible ignorance and gullibility. However, no need to throw the baby out with the bathwater. The stories written by Moses are steeped in metaphor and allegory though they are tied to historical locations. There are spiritual, (inward looking) lessons nested in religious, (outward looking) shells of stories. Moses knew what he was doing, but the Red Sea was never parted. Noah’s flood never happened. The Arc of the covenant is a metaphor for this very thing. Look inside and leave the supernatural behind.

    • John O’Brien

      And where are you getting all of this information that you are stating. Have you done extensive research to prove your claims that the Red sea was “never” parted, Noah’s flood “never” happened, the Arc of the Covenant is a “Metaphor” Probably not, you just Googled them and used the internet as your source. What you’ve discounted in a paragraph without any support, Historians and Archeologists have spent most of their lives working on. The historical references that you are discounting aren’t “Christian” accounts, these are steeped in Jewish history, you are basically stating that the Jewish people were liars and fabricated these stories. The bible isn’t just one book, it’s 66 books written by numerous authors over a period of 4000 years. Stop using Strawman fallacies and ad hoc attacks and provide some support for your claims.

      • Dan Paulson

        You have that backwards, John O’Brien. People don’t prove that the supernatural didn’t happen. People, like you, must prove that it did. Google? I know the Bible. And is a way that far and away exceeds fifth grade Sunday school stories. Many of us kept seeking and knocking. There are exactly no Scientists acting as Scientists that have proven any of the Biblical stories. At face value they are stories told to an uneducated, superstitious people that had no real understanding of science. To them God controlled everything and they didn’t know any better. The only surprise is that that is still so prevalent today. I’m sure you need these stories to be true so that you don’t feel lost in your beliefs. I don’t live in fear though. You and those like you are still the uneducated superstition believers. You’re needed though. You are not the ones that open the ark. You are the carriers. I did not say they were liars and fabricated the stories. That is what you said. I said the stories have deeper meanings than what you see at face value. Many are still called, and few are still chosen. You get the outside supernatural story. I get the spiritual meaning nested inside. You are not qualified to tell me I don’t know what I’m talking about. I am miles beyond you. You have no concept of what I know. I stand by my initial comments.