Places of Section 10

The Sinai Desert and Egypt

135. Desert where the serpent of brass saved the Israelites - (Feinan)

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And the Lord said to Moses, "Make a poisonous serpent, and set it on a pole; and everyone who is bitten shall look at it and live." (Num 21:8)

Map Section 10 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: Feinan is the site of biblical Punon and of the Roman-Byzantine Phoeno, with its famous copper mines.

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