Violators are subject to penalties stipulated in the antiquities regulations passed by royal decree no. The thesis of these books and video is that the real Mount Sinai is located at Jebel el-Lawz in Saudi Arabia, and the gold that the Israelites took from the Egyptians is in “them thar hills! Mount Sinai is in the Sinai Peninsula right where the Bible places it. Sinai at Jebel el-Lawz is that it does not meet the Biblical criteria for the site.

These claims are based on three false assumptions and a misunderstanding of the archaeological remains that they observed.

Larry Williams wrote a book about their adventures entitled (1998a) based on the adventures of these two treasure hunters. For example, Ronald Hendel (1999: 54) points out that before Williams and Cornuke went to Saudi Arabia in the summer of 1988, they had a meeting with an unnamed Biblical scholar from southern California.

This article will examine four aspects of the question regarding whether or not Mt. First, the credibility of the claims will be questioned.

Second, the false assumptions by the proponents of Jebel al-Lawz will be disputed. Fourth, the archaeological evidence will be examined... This article will examine four aspects of the question regarding whether or not Mt. First, the credibility of the claims will be questioned.

Frank Moore Cross in the August 1992 edition of (pages 54, 56) in which he never adequately deals with the arguments set forth by Williams and Blum.

A spirited response appeared in the November / December 1999 issue of the same magazine by Tom Beard, the producer of the video (pages 66, 67). It is basically a retelling of his and Williams’ adventures found in the other books, but it also has a section at the end of the book about their search for pharaoh’s chariots in the Gulf of Akaba. For example, he claims the signs on the fence surrounding Jebel al-Lawz said, “No Trespassing Allowed.

I would agree with the proponents of the Jebel al-Lawz hypothesis that Jebel Musa, the traditional Mt. Sinai in his book Sinai in Arabia and of Midian in 1878. A French scholar, Jean Koenig (1971), has added the volcanic peak of Hala’l bedr to the list.

Sinai, or any other site in the southern Sinai Peninsula, could not be the real Mt. The late Ron Wyatt, a certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) turned treasure hunter, added a fourth Midian site, Jebel al-Lawz, to the list. Sinai was Jebel al-Lawz because it was the highest peak in the entire NW Saudi Arabian region (Noorbergen 1982: 157-174).

Should he have been afraid because he was on the holy mountain of God (Ex. Pilgrims, scholars and tourists have visited the traditional site, Jebel Musa (Arabic for the Mountain of Moses) for more than 1,600 years.

In the early 4th century AD Eusebius of Caesarea placed Mt. When Egeria made a pilgrimage to the East between AD 381 and 384, she visited Jebel Musa as Mt. This impressive mountain located in the southern Sinai Peninsula is situated behind the Byzantine monastery of St.

Fasold claims this device can detect various types of metal under the ground.