Could the Hyksos Kings Have Been Mere Administrators at Avaris?
by Lujack Skylark
Chronicle of the Pharaohs list only five Hyksos kings. The Hyksos/Canaanites entered Egypt at the same time Jacob entered Egypt in 1702 B.C. (Abraham lived 1992-1817 B.C. Isaac 1892-1712 B.C. Jacob 1832-1685 B.C. Joseph 1741-1631 B.C. Jacob enters Egypt at age 130 in 1702 B.C.)
The Hyksos entered Egypt during the global famine. (Genesis 41:57) Joseph served an Egyptian king as governor, reigning from Heliopolis when the Hyksos were living at Avaris during Egyptian king Senusret III's 1724-1685 B.C. reign.
Hyksos king/administrator Sheshi reigned 1702-1699 B.C. bringing his people into Egypt, exchanging horses for bread. (Genesis 47:13-17)
Hyksos king/administrator Yukubher (name=Yakov/Yakub/Jacob) reigns 1699-1690 B.C. when Jacob is still alive.
Hyksos king/administrator Khyan 1690-1660 B.C. reigning at Avaris has trade with the Minoans on the island of Crete and Babylon. Egyptian king Amenemhet III 1685-1640 B.C. has trade with the Cretan Minoans and Babylonian king Ammi-ditanni 1683-1647 B.C.
Hyksos KING Apepi I 1660-1619 B.C. has good relations with Amenemhet IV 1640-1631 B.C. & queen Sobekneferu 1631-1628 B.C. Sobeknefer reigns for 3 years. Kamose reigned at Thebes those same 3 years. Apepi I slays both Kamose and his father Seqenenre Tao in Egyptian civil war.
Abydos Egyptian king list mentions the next king after Amenemhet IV is Ahmose.
Hyksos KING Apepi II or Khamudi 1619-1608 B.C. wars with Thebean king Ahmose 1628-1603 B.C. and Ahmose drives the Canaanite/Hyksos out of Egypt.