Archaeology
Simon Dannhauer via Adobe Stock
KnoWhy #429
“Yea, and the city of Onihah and the inhabitants thereof, and the city of Mocum and the inhabitants thereof, and the city of Jerusalem and the inhabitants thereof; and waters have I caused to come up in the stead thereof.”
3 Nephi 9:7
Etruscan Gold Book, dating to 600 BC via templestudy.com
KnoWhy #407
“It shall be brought out of the earth, and it shall shine forth out of darkness, and come unto the knowledge of the people; and it shall be done by the power of God.”
Mormon 8:16
Vered Jericho Sword of Ancient Israel 600bc Steel by Shad Brooks
KnoWhy #401
“The hilt thereof was of pure gold, and the workmanship thereof was exceedingly fine, and ... the blade thereof was of the most precious steel”
1 Nephi 4:9
Alma's Captains by James Fullmer
KnoWhy #328
“Wherefore, we withstood the Lamanites and swept them away out of our lands, and began to fortify our cities, or whatsoever place of our inheritance. And we [made] … weapons of war—yea, the sharp pointed arrow, and the quiver, and the dart, and the javelin, and all preparations for war.”
Jarom 1:7–8
Two images of Wadi Tayyib al-Ism via lds.org
KnoWhy #286
“And it came to pass that when he had traveled three days in the wilderness, he pitched his tent in a valley by the side of a river of water.”
1 Nephi 2:6
Aerial image of Kharfot, a likely location of Bountiful. Image from Lehi and Sariah in Arabia by Warren Aston
KnoWhy #259
"And we did come to the land which we called Bountiful, because of its much fruit and also wild honey; and all these things were prepared of the Lord that we might not perish."
1 Nephi 17:5
Guillaume Le Bloas via Adobe Stock
KnoWhy #245
"Except they should repent the Lord God would execute judgment against them to their utter destruction; And … would send or bring forth another people to possess the land, by his power, after the manner by which he brought their fathers"
Ether 11:20–21
Riplakish by Jody Livingston
KnoWhy #244
“And he did erect him an exceedingly beautiful throne”
Ether 10:6
Compilation of paintings of the book of Ether by James Fullmer
KnoWhy #241
"... he did molten out of the hill, and made swords out of steel for those whom he had drawn away with him; and after he had armed them with swords he returned to the city Nehor, and gave battle unto his brother Corihor, by which means he obtained the kingdom and restored it unto his father Kib.”
Ether 7:9
Lamanites sacrificing a woman by Jody Livingston
KnoWhy #229
"And they did … take many prisoners both women and children, and did offer them up as sacrifices unto their idol gods."
Mormon 4:14

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