Insights: The Newsletter of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship



Wadi Sayq, Khor Kharfot, Lehi's Bountiful, Book of Mormon studies


The much-delayed and long-awaited examination of Wadi Sayq, a likely site for Old World Bountiful, became a reality recently. In April, a team of researchers examined the port area of Khor Kharfot ("Fort Inlet" in English) through which the Wadi Sayq enters the Indian Ocean on the southern coast of Oman, at the extreme western end near the border with Yemen. Their findings indicate that Khor Kharfot may be the site of Lehi's Bountiful.