An Egyptian archaeologist has made such a claim about the Prophet Mohammed, who is called the last prophet of Islam, which may not be liked by Muslims of many countries including Saudi Arabia. Egyptian archaeologist Wasim al-Sisi claims that the Prophet Muhammad was originally from Egypt, not Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
In a televised statement, ancient Egyptian archaeologist Wasim al-Sisi claimed that the Prophet Mohammed is a descendant of Abd Manaf, who belongs to Egypt, which clearly means that the last prophet is associated with Egypt.
After this statement of the archaeologist, there was an uproar on social media. However, when Al-Monitor News spoke to some other archaeologists about this claim, they called it completely false and said that the Prophet Muhammad belonged to Arabia.
There is no such information in the holy book Quran
According to reports, Ahmed Amar, an Egyptian archaeologist, said about this claim that this claim is out of facts. He further said that no information has been given in this regard in the holy book Quran.
Ahmed Amar further said that if the Prophet Muhammad had really been a resident of Egypt, he would have returned there, just as he had returned to his home in Mecca. Ahmed Amar further said that there is no mention of the Prophet ever being associated with Egypt.
Prophet Muhammad belonged to Banu Kinana
Egyptian antiquities expert and member of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Culture, Abdal Rahim Rihan, told news website Al-Monitor about this that according to Islamic hadith, without any doubt the lineage of the Prophet Muhammad is linked to Arabia.
Abdal Rahim Rihan refuted Sisi’s claim, saying that the al-Kinana clan mentioned in the hadith belonged to the Banu Kinana tribe and that the Prophet Muhammad belonged to the same Banu Kinana tribe. Rihan further told that even at that time this tribe was located in the Arabian Peninsula.
The archaeologist further told that some people of this tribe still live in Iraq, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan and Palestine. At the same time, some people associated with the tribe also live in one or two places including Syria and Yemen. Abdal Rahim Rihan further stated that the Quraysh dynasty is also a part of the Kinana clan, which is independent of the Banu Kinana.
However, Fatiha al-Hanafi, a professor at Al-Azhar University, says that the Prophet Muhammad may have belonged to Egypt. Behind this, he cited the kinship of Hazrat Ismail.
Professor Fatiha told that Lady Hagar, a resident of Egypt, was the wife of Hazrat Ibrahim and the mother of Hazrat Ismail. And Hazrat Ibrahim and Lady Hagar had come to Mecca from Egypt with their son Ismail, which is now also called Masjid al-Haram.