1 Kings 10:11
The navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir.
- Eber were born two sons ( Western Iberia & Eastern Iberia)
Joktan ( Eastern Iberia - Scythian) ( District XIX)
This particular district is divided into 12 , so that each of the twelve divisions provided tribute for one month of the year
as explained in 1 Kings 4:7 - "twelve officers provided victuals for the king each man his month in a year made provision".
Thus the reason why Israel was divided into twelve. ( District V).
The Gold of 'Ophir' was given a unique name in the scriptures, פָּז ( PAZ ) "fine-gold"
Pison: that compasseth the Land of Havilah, where there is gold
River Phasis ( Gold-River) - Φασιανοί , Φασις
- The Land of the Golden Fleece
- Here Phasis, the mighty common boundary of the land of Europe and Asia (Aeschylus, Fragment 107)
River Guenos ( River Gihon)
600 BCE - Colchis Founded by Greeks or PhoeniciansThe rivers impregnated with particles of gold were carefully strained through sheeps-skins, or fleeces; but these are not the materials that would be used for such a purpose: it is more probable that, if fleeces were used, they were set across some of the narrow parts of the streams, in order to stop and collect the particles of gold. - Pliny the Elder
580 BCE - King Saul - King Saulius
515-532 BCE - Hiram
520 BCE - King Darius I invade Colchis and loots the Temple of Sukhum and northern tribes submit 100 girls and 100 boys every 5 years to the Persian Court .