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TitleOut of the Dust
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2001
Secondary AuthorsSorenson, John L.
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Pagination76-77, 80
Type of ArticleOut of the Dust
KeywordsArchaeology; Ecology; Horses; Language; Mesoamerica; Script; Semitic

Evidence suggests that ancient Mesoamericans may have had horses. Excavations have produced horse bones that archaeologists believe date to before the Spanish Conquest.

The article also mentions an artifact found in Bolivia that may have characters in a Semitic script. Locals have asked for assistance in examining the piece, but it is not yet clear whether it is relevant to the Book of Mormon.