Harosheth


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Harosheth

(hā`rōshĕth), in the Bible, home or camp of Sisera.
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The tradition that calls it Harosheth 'of the Gentiles,' plus Sisera's non-Semitic name, combines with the fact that Tel-'Amr was founded in the early Iron Age to suggest that it belonged to one of the recently arrived Sea Peoples.
Such an identification reinforces the claim that a high-ranking Egyptian or local ruler was based at this location, and is likely to support the theory that the site is Harosheth Haggoyim, the home town of Sisera, as mentioned in Judges 4-5," said Prof.
Zertal has proposed that based on these unusual features, the site may have been home to the Shardana tribe of the Sea-Peoples, who, according to some researchers, lived in Harosheth Haggoyim, Sisera's capital city.