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Mitologi Aztec, Pengorbanan Manusia, dan Sejarah Perang Bunga

Kebudayaan Aztec selama ini sering kali digambarkan sebagai suku barbar nan buas yang senang mengorbankan manusia dengan cara brutal. Gambar-gambar pengorbanan Aztec tersebar di internet dan dipopulerkan oleh berbagai film dokumentari. 1,498 more words


Mormon Research - Welcome Back

After focusing on having a family (welcome baby boy Jonah!), I am back ready to share my research with more fire than ever!  (Check out the rest of the posts on this blog for intro videos, a recorded webinar video, written posts, and a survey that you can fill out to tell me what topics you are interested in). 109 more words

LDS Temples

True or False?

Welcome to our daily true or false questions about varying archaeological topics.

True or False: The Olmecs emerged before the Aztecs.

Answer: True! The Olmecs emerged before the Mayans, and the Mayans emerged before the  Aztecs. 50 more words


"Smiling" Figure

Mexico, Mesoamerica, Veracruz,  7th–8th century, Ceramic, H. 18 11/16 x W. 11 3/4 x D. 6 1/4 in. (47.5 x 29.9 x 15.9 cm)

The so-called Smiling Figures from the Remojadas region of Veracruz are often regarded as expressions of Mesoamerican humor. 171 more words


Language by Baptism: Parte Cinco

Each day here seems to get better. If that’s the intention of an immersion experience, it definitely applies in my case.

Yesterday began with a walk to our host family’s eatery for breakfast and then on to the AHA! 1,726 more words


The Abridged Narrative of David Rohl

I want you all to accept now and never ever -swear on your hearts- that you’ll never ever call these mesoamerican platform temples (as) pyramids anymore!

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Star Trek Fan Theory: The Nephites were part of the Obsidian Order

Yup. You heard it. That’s right. Book of Mormon tribes were part of the Obsidian Order. All the sci-fi, fantasy, and religion worlds are coming together and it’s more than I can handle. 920 more words