John bimson redating the exodus
beginning with A Test of Time: The Bible - from Myth to History in 1995.
It contradicts mainstream Egyptology by proposing a major revision of the established Egyptian chronology, in particular by re-dating Egyptian kings of the Nineteenth through Twenty-fifth Dynasties, bringing forward conventional dating by up to 350 years.
Once Joshua led the people across the Jordan we read in Joshua 5:1: when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over ...
He states: Plundered is the Canaan with every evil; Carried off is Ashkelon; seized upon is Gezer; Yanoam is made as that which does not exist; Israel is laid waste, his seed is not; (ANET 1969, 378).
The word "Israel" here is written in Egyptian with the determinative for people rather than land (ANET 1969, 378 note 18).
Many exciting finds and unexpected discoveries have suffered from the assertions and counterassertions of the experts.
For the lay person it can be disconcerting to see disagreements between qualified people.
Further she found that in her view Jericho was not even occupied for at least 150 years before 1400BC.