The Hyksos were driven out of the country, and they went back to the desert whence they had come.
Moreover, statues and sphinxes of the Hyksos period are also found here.
These statues were later appropriated by the Hyksos, and so came to be called by their name, which is a misnomer.
It was the main seat of the Hyksos, who embellished it in every possible way.
The supposed connexion with the Israelites has made the problem of the Hyksos attractive, but light is coming upon it very slowly.
The duration of the Hyksos rule is thus left in some uncertainty.
They are known as the Hyksos or Shepherds, and the greater part of them were of Semitic descent.
Of the Hyksos, the so-called 'Shepherd Kings', little is known.
The spirited overthrow of the Hyksos ushered in the glories in arms and arts which marked the New Empire.
The earth-tillers and the Hyksos, I say, worthiness, are like an ox and a bull.
c.1600, 15th dynasty of Egyptian kings (1650-1558 B.C.E.), called "Shepherd Kings," from Greek Hyksos, from Egyptian, either hiq shasu "ruler of nomads," or heqa khoswe "chief of foreign lands."