Hershel Shanks also added a clarification of his endorsement. A good case has been made that it is somewhere in northwest Saudi Arabia, and Jebel al-Lawz is the highest point in this area” (page 67). Violators Will Be Put to Death” (Cornuke and Halbrook 2000: 1).He said, “The quote attributed to me is accurate but incomplete. Yet if one looks at the photograph in Blum’s book, the sign actually says, Archaeological area warning: It is unlawful to trespass. There are a number of significant problems with this view.
Irwin in turn put Fasold in touch with two other potential treasure hunters — Larry Williams, a commodity trader and part time treasure hunter, and Robert Cornuke, a former police officer and SWAT team member (Cornuke and Halbrook 2000: 218). Before they began this venture, they consulted an unnamed university professor in California, who wishes his identity to remain a “deep dark secret” (Blum 1998: 108).He seemed to agree with this idea and encouraged them in their pursuit.However, as Petrie (1906: viii, 169) points out, mining was seasonal, from January to April, so the Israelites would have found Sinai “quite empty” when they left Egypt.He concluded, The argument that the Israelites would not have travelled down to the region of the Egyptian mines has no force whatever.Williams and Cornuke journeyed to Saudi Arabia twice in the summer of 1988 as self-proclaimed “Adventurers of History” in search of Mt.
Sinai and the “gold of Exodus.” They returned to tell the tale (Williams 19,23).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.When they were finally released, all their film and notes were confiscated, and they were made to promise they would never return to Saudi Arabia and never publish or talk about their findings (Blum 1998: 59; Williams 1990: 25).Upon his return, Fasold told Jim Irwin, the Apollo 15 astronaut who walked on the moon. Part of his material is reproduced in Williams’ book (1990: 25, 209-211) as well as his own newsletters (1993a; 1993b).He also claimed to have discovered Noah’s Ark, Sodom and Gomorrah, the Red Sea crossing and some of pharaoh’s chariots, the Ark of the Covenant with the blood of Jesus on the mercy seat, and other spectacular archaeological discoveries. In 1984, Ron Wyatt and his two sons illegally crossed the border of Jordan into Saudi Arabia to visit the site.