Merenptah Stele (Israel Stele):Tehennu as the name for Libyians appears twice in the inscription:line 11 (context:In a single year were the Tjehenu burned!) and 21 (context [Egypt's towns] relate the Libyian victories of Merenptah). Transliteration: T-H-n-nw-w (tethering rope-twisted wick/flax-water-pot-rope) plus determinatives:enemy-people-foreign-land (throwing stick-man, woman, three sticks-three hills). Similar determinatives (enemy-people) are used to describe Israel in line 27.
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The Merneptah Stele (also known as the Israel Stele or Victory Stele of Merneptah) is the...
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|current||20:44, February 19, 2010||1,000 × 640 (13 KB)||Kathleen.wright5||Merenptah Stele (Israel Stele):Tehennu as the name for Libyians appears twice in the inscription:line 11 (context:''In a single year were the 'Tjehenu' burned!'') and 21 (context ''[Egypt's towns] relate the 'Libyian' victories of Merenptah''). Transliter|