Perhaps Moses is an archetype of an extremely ancient astrological mythology onto which a concocted historical record is affixed in perhaps both Egyptian and Judaic traditions.
The story of the parting of a body of water in order for a group of people to pass through can be found in the legends of some very ancient peoples in Africa, including the Khoikhoi("Bushmen") of Southern Africa.
"Heitsi-Eibib was once travelling with a great number of his people, when they were pursued by the enemy. On arriving at the water which had to be crossed as the only way of escape, the leader said, “My grandfather’s father! open thyself that I may pass through, and close thyself afterwards.” So it took place as he had said, and they crossed the water safely. Then the pursuing enemy tried to pass through the opening likewise, but when they were in the midst of the divided water it closed upon them and they perished. (Bleek, Hottentot Fables, p. 75.)" - Gerald Massey, "THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT AND THE DESERT OF AMENTA")
This probably holds true for many other of the characters in the biblical tradition including Solomon.
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