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The Place Called Nahom
|Title||The Place Called Nahom|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1978|
|Authors||Christensen, Ross T.|
|Date Published||August 1978|
|Type of Article||Comment|
|Keywords||Arabia; Cartography; Ishmael; Nahom|
A spot in Yemen on a 1763 map is called “Nehhm.” It qualifies as the place “Nahom” mentioned by Nephi as Ishmael’s burial place, alternative to the locus proposed by the Hiltons. Semiticists, and ultimately archaeologists, should examine this possibility carefully.
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