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The Place Called Nahom
TitleThe Place Called Nahom
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1978
AuthorsChristensen, Ross T.
MagazineEnsign
Volume8
Issue Number8
Pagination73
Date PublishedAugust 1978
Type of ArticleComment
KeywordsArabia; Cartography; Ishmael; Nahom
Abstract

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.

URLhttps://www.lds.org/ensign/1978/08/comment?lang=eng

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