“Some of the tablets found (around 1850 in Assyria) were dated around 707 B.C. and reveal the fate of the Israelites as they escaped from the land of their captivity (Assyria) and “disappeared” into the hinterland of Europe. These tablets form the “Missing Links” that enable us to identify the modern-day descendants of the “Lost Tribes of Israel””, E. Raymond Capt, Missing Links Discovered.
The majority of those of the former ten tribed house of Israel and the fenced cities of Judah went through the Dariel pass. It also is known as “the pass of Israel”. They took it to north of the Caucasus mountains and it still maintains that moniker today. Those people appeared on the north end of the Caucasus mountains and became known as Caucasians.
It is true that the ten tribes were never really lost. Quotes from Josephus, Ptolemy and even the Pharisees are easy to find that show this. The English word lost is found in Matthew 15:24, but the Greek meaning is really as shown here.
Matthew 15:24 “But he answered, “I wasn’t sent to anyone but the put away and punished sheep of the house of Israel.”