Avaris sentence example

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  • He built also a great fortress at Avaris, in the Sethroite nome, east of the Bubastite branch of the Nile.
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  • Misphragmuthosis worsted the "Shepherds" and shut them up in Avaris; and his son Thutmosis, failing to capture the stronghold, allowed them to depart; whereupon they went forth, 240,000 in number, established themselves in Judea and built Jerusalem.
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  • The city of Hawari (Avaris) was also mentioned in the fragment.
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  • Avaris is generally assigned to the region towards Pelusium on the strength of its being located in the Sethroite nome by Josephus, but Petrie thinks it was at Tell el-Yahudiyeh (Yehudia), where Hyksos scarabs are common.
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