The City of Abraham?

 

 

Excavations in the ruins of ancient Ullis

 

Those familiar with the Book of Abraham may recall mention of the non-biblical place name Olishem in Abraham 1:10.  They may, accordingly, find the rather sketchy news out of  an excavation in Turkey (but down by the border with Syria) intriguing.  Dr. John Gee’s invaluable blog called attention to it earlier today:

 

http://fornspollfira.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-city-of-abraham.html

 

Of course, we’ll have to wait for the formal archaeological reports to appear and for the documents to be published.

 

 

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