Yenoam

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Yenoam[1]
Era: New Kingdom
(1550–1069 BC)
Egyptian hieroglyphs

Yenoam (or Yanoam; Ancient Egyptian: ynwꜥmꜣ) is a place in ancient Canaan, or in Syria, known from Ancient Egyptian regnal sources, of the time of Thutmose III to Ramesses III.[2] One such source is a stela of Seti I found in Beit She'an. Another is the Merneptah Stele.

The location of Yenoam is a matter of speculation. Suggested sites include:

It has been tentatively associated with the biblical city of Janoah (ynwḥ).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gauthier, Henri (1925). Dictionnaire des Noms Géographiques Contenus dans les Textes Hiéroglyphiques. Vol. 1. p. 169.
  2. ^ a b "Is Janoah in 2 Kings 15:29 Yenoam/Yanoam?". Against Jebel al-Lawz, blog on biblical topics.
  3. ^ Na'aman, Nadav (1977-09-01). "Yeno'am". Tel Aviv. 4 (3–4). 168. doi:10.1179/033443577788497687. ISSN 0334-4355. (Reprinted in Naʼaman, Nadav (2005). Canaan in the Second Millennium B.C.E. Eisenbrauns. p. 195. ISBN 9781575061139.)

Mohamed Raafat Abbas, “The Town of Yenoam in the Ramesside War Scenes and Texts of Karnak”, Cahiers de Karnak 16 (2017), 329–341.

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