The (Scattered) Hebrews: Tribe of Asher

Asher is most blessed of sons; let him be favored by his brothers, and let him dip his foot in oil. Your sandals shall be iron and bronze; as your days, so shall your strength be.
Dotting the surface of these underground aqueducts were dozens, perhaps even hundreds, of spiral-shaped wells known as puquios. Thirty-six of these unique structures still exist today as proof of their intricate hydraulic system, with many still serving as a source of freshwater for the local population.

Both the Mexicans and the Peruvians were accustomed to take off their sandals whenever they trod upon holy ground or entered the places of their kings. This agreement is an arbitrary custom between two Indian nations so remote from each other would seem to argue a common acquaintance on their part with the history of God’s appearing to Moses in the burning bush, and commanding him to take off his shoes because the place on which he stood was holy … VIII 217

-Lord Kingsborough, Antiquities of Mexico 1830

Inca Kings

It is certainly very extraordinary to find from the “Oronco Illustrated” of Gumilla, and Coreat’s Voyages to the West Indies, that Indian nations so remote from each other as those of the Oronco and the tribes who lived on the confines of Peru on the banks the La Plata, as well, as the Chalchaques, a people situated between Peru Tucuman, all used circumcision, and strictly abstained from the flesh of the swine. VI 392

-Lord Kingsborough, Antiquities of Mexico 1830

Machu Picchu (Peru)
- Jewish Expositor and Friend of Israel, Volume V, J. Duncan 1820

Bread from Asher shall be rich,

And he shall yield royal dainties.

-Genesis 49:20

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As for me, I will praise YAH in the land of my captivity.

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