BOOK OF MORMON LANDS

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        Christ in America with the three Nephites (www.lds.org)    Babylonian & Egyptian cubits were used to build the antiquities of Central America.  1519 Spanish invaders conquered Mexican natives and burned their libraries, but left their stone carvings.             Archaeology:https://www.youtube.com/user/IzapaTemple/feed?activity_view=3 

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                            Mesoamerica – Primary Book of Mormon Lands                                               (Book of Mormon study chart-Click green=1 page) 

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                         In the link below, click “Formative” to see Central America antiquities built during Book of Mormon times:  1500 BC to 250 AD.   http://www.utexas.edu/cofa/art/347/347m_map.html#

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Book of Mormon Primary Lands (Pratt 2014) have:   1)  Cubits from Middle East;  2) Sacred 260-Day Creation Calendar;  3) Carbon Dating by Archaeologists: i.e. Jaredites = Olmec Civilization (1500 BC-500 BC) and Nephite-Lamanites = Izapa-Maya Civilization (500 BC-400 AD);   Later Lamanites = Maya Civilization (200-1000 AD). 

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Teotihuacan – 100 AD – Citadel of Quetzalcoatl (Model at left) –12 small mounds on 3 sides –3 mounds on the 4th East side

                               

                          MIGRATIONS TO THE “HINTERLANDS” OF                                      NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA – Map Below

Migrations.jpg    Mesoamerican Book of Mormon people migrated north & south. Dr. Mark Alan Wright’s  “Heartland as Hinterland: The Mesoamerican Core and North American Periphery of Book of Mormon Geography” on:   http://www.mormoninterpreter.com/?s=Mark+Wright+-+Book+of+Mormon+Hinterlands                             (To access: Copy & paste this link to your Browser)

Shipping (Helaman 3:10,14) and travel on land took Central American people to North and South America.  Research confirms  their use of the Babylonian and Egyptian cubits as they built temple-observatories that established the 260-Day sacred Calendar that originated at the 14.8 º North Latitude at the Izapa Temple Center (500 BC) in Southern Mexico, and Nazca, Peru (100 BC) at 14.8 º South Latitude in South America.  http://izapacalendar.com

                  Also, other peoples came to the Americas as Lehi stated:                      2 N 1:5 “Yea, the Lord hath covenanted this land unto me, and to my children forever, and also all those who should be led out of other countries by the hand of the Lord.”

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Book of Mormon Reference Companion article on Stela 5 Tree of Life monument located at Izapa, Mexico by V. Garth Norman (Deseret Book 2003: 740-744 Dennis L. Largey-General Editor)

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Tree of LIfe – Izapa, Mexico Stela 5 – Digital RTI photo 2012 by Dr. Jason Jones (University of Warwick, England). 

Mormon_Norman_Map_640_X_423cc                The Definitive Mesoamerican Book of Mormon Lands Map                   by Archaeologist V. Garth Norman-40 years in the making.  Plus a 30 page Booklet with Annotated Scriptural Notes.   See “Book Store”

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