You should view "Exodus Decoded" on History Channel (Discover Channel?). Very informative. There was a people known as "Hixose" who left artifacts very much in line with the Biblical account. There were gold smith immigrants coming into Greece in this time frame called Danoui (Tribe of Dan?) Excellent documentary!
Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel, monitoring group says (Reuters)
from the article: Were Jews ever really slaves in Egypt, or is Passover a myth?