Gezer: Tiglath-Pileser's attack

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Drawing of a relief from the South West Palace at Nimrud, showing the attack on Gezer by the army of Tiglath-Pileser III (734-733BCE).

Gezer is first mentioned by name on an inscription from the Amon temple at Karnak from the reign of Tutmoses III (c1490-63BCE); with other inscription in Egypt including the Mereneptah Stela, Gezer features prominently among the Amarna letters also.