Tag Archives: Archaeology

Digging for the Past: The Secrets in Our Own Backyard

The past surrounds us. Sometimes we just need to be informed or made aware of where to look or how to look. Digging for the Past: The Secrets in Our Own Backyard

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Reading the Scriptures Geographically: Some Tools and Insights

Back on July 4, 2014, my article “Reading the Scriptures Geographically: Some Tools and Insights” was published by Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture. Why Geographical Visual Learning? Humans are visual learners.  The content area of scripture is primarily conceptual … Continue reading

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Four Presentations at Education Week This Week: Studying the Scriptures Geographically

I’ll be presenting this week at Education Week.  This event is held annually at Brigham Young University.  General dates are Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22, 2014. There are going to be hundreds of great presentations.  The full schedule … Continue reading

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4,600-year-old step pyramid discovered in Egypt

“Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,600-year-old step pyramid in the ancient settlement of Edfu which predates the Great Pyramid of Giza by several decades.“

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8,000-year-old stone tools unearthed… by rabbits

“A family of rabbits have dug up a “gold mine” of 8,000-year-old buried treasure near Land’s End [Cornwall, England]. Archaeologists told yesterday how burrowing bunnies unearthed arrow heads, flint tools and hide scrapers ­­­­­­dating back to the neolithic age.“

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Remains of Roman temple found under Milan Cathedral

“The remains of a pagan temple believed to have been devoted to the goddess Minerva have been found under the Milan Cathedral.“

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1,500-year-old historic church found under Lake İznik (ancient Nicea)

“A church has been discovered underneath of Lake İznik [ancient Nicea] in Bursa, a province known as one of the most significant places in Turkey for Christians.The church is assumed to be St. Peter’s Church, which appears in many different … Continue reading

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