Today, the "Statue" of Moses above - in black diorite -
is in the Museum of Art History in Vienna but the base
and feet are in the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin.
It is the statue of a man whose hieroglyphic name
is transcribed - erroneously - by Egyptologists as Sobek-em-s-af.
This is Sechemre Schedtaui - also erroneously transcribed ,
the 1st King of Thebes of the 17th Dynasty,
a reign dated by current chronology to ca. 1650-1600 B.C.
and the tale
(See David Rohl's book, A Test of Time, Random House, London, 1995)
MOSES WAS BORN
- writes Artapanus -
in the reign of Chaneferre (Khenephres),
known as Sobekhotep IV,
who, even by current chronology,
ruled ca. 1700 B.C.
The statue of
found at Armant,
is surely the
It was during
the 12th dynasty