INFOGRAPHIC: Conquest, Territory by Territory

The 14th-century b.c.e. Amarna Letters contain horrified reports to Egypt’s pharaoh of Canaanite battles with a peculiar people named “Habiru,” who were conquering “all the lands.” Are these the biblical Hebrews who, according to biblical chronology, swept through the land at this time? The following infographic, from our March-April magazine, compares the Amarna and biblical accounts city by city.
Mapbox/Reese Zoellner/Armstrong Institute of Biblical Archaeology