2. A thorough acquaintance with Egypt: gods, names, titles, etc.; this uniqueness is found only in the Pentateuch.
3. An outsider’s view of Canaan and a stranger’s view of Palestine: weather, plants and animals, even the clean and unclean animals are only found in Egyptian areas.
4. From Exodus through Numbers there is a distinct desert atmosphere to the narratives and they are written like an authentic eyewitness account.
5. Genesis refers to archaic customs that existed in the 2nd millennium B.C. but not in the 1st millennium B.C. such as a deathbed will, having legitimate children with a handmaid, inheritance rights by possession of family gods (teraphim) as in story of Rachel and Laban (Gen. 31).
6. The use of archaic Hebrew throughout in the use of words such as lamb, laugh, young girl, and sheep (which has a different letter in the middle, a variation found only three times outside the Pentateuch).