Archaeology and the Book of Mormon, Part II: Visiting Bonampak and the Lacadon Indians

Title

Archaeology and the Book of Mormon, Part II: Visiting Bonampak and the Lacadon Indians

Magazine

Improvement Era

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1955

Authors

Pagination

316–319, 338, 340–343

Date Published

May 1955

Volume

58

Issue Number

5

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Bibliographic Citation

Hunter, Milton R. "Archaeology and the Book of Mormon, Part II: Visiting Bonampak and the Lacadon Indians", Improvement Era, Vol. 58. no. 5 1955:316–319, 338, 340–343.

Abstract

This series is a comprehensive compilation of archaeological artifacts in Mesoamerica that relate to Book of Mormon places and peoples. It is copiously illustrated with photographs of buildings, pottery, statues, and carvings. The series includes evidences of Christ’s appearance to the Americas and reviews ancient Mayan writings, including Title of the Lords of Totonicapan, the Popol Vuh, the Annals of the Cakehiquels, and the Works of Ixtlilxochitl. The author also discusses white and dark people in ancient America. The second part records the author's visit to the Mayan site of Bonampak and the Lacandon people.

Archaeology
Skin Color
Race
Mexico
Native Americans - Maya
Ancient America - Mesoamerica
Native Americans - Lacandon

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