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:


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



The shiftless laziness of Joseph Smith and his family
An important voice, even where I quibble or outright disagree
Joseph Smith, trying to teach
The Joseph Smith Sr. family in Palmyra