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THE HEBREW PHARAOHS —oFr == Soyer The Secret Lineage of the Patriarch Joseph AHMED OSMAN Bear & Company One Park Street Rochester, Vermont 05767 www InnerTraditions.com Bear & Company is a division of Inner Traditions International Copyright © 1987, 2003 by Ahmed Osman Originally published in 1987 in the United Kingdom by Souvenir Press Limited under the title Stranger in the Valley of the Kings All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Osman, Ahmed, 1934— ‘The Hebrew pharaohs of Egypt : the secret lineage of the Patriarch Joseph / by Ahmed Osman. p.cm, Originally published: Stranger in the Valley of the Kings. London: Souvenir Press, 1987. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1-59143-022-4 1, Egypt—History—To 332 B.C. 2. Joseph (Son of Jacob) 3. Yuya. 4. Mummies—Egypt. I. Osman, Ahmed, 1934 Stranger in the Valley of the Kings. IL Title. DT87.083 2003 932°.014—de21 2003052234 Printed and bound in the United States at Capital City Press 1098765432 Text design and layout by Mary Anne Hurhula ‘This book was typeset in Centenary Contents SS List of Illustrations Editor's Note Acknowledgments Introduction CIAAHA YW NE 10 IL 12 13 awn Book One: A Father to Pharaoh The Tomb of Yuya Voices from the Past A Special Family A Special Son Joseph in the Koran The Time of Yuya Kings from the Desert Chariots of War . . . or Peace? The Egypt of Joseph The Lost Cities Sojourn Doppelganger Death of the Gods Book Two: Notes and Sources Abraham’s Victim Biblical Sources Who Was Tuya? Joseph’s Name Bibliography Index vi 16 31 41 49 37 72 89 104 1 129 138 147 155 156 159 162