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The Arch and the Wheel in Ancient America

TitleThe Arch and the Wheel in Ancient America
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1943
AuthorsDibble, Charles E.
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number7
Date PublishedJuly 1943
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Architecture; Native Americans – Maya; Wheels

A series of brief comments in which the author presents archaeological findings, architectural notes, and myths and legends that deal indirectly with the Book of Mormon. Dibble discusses the wheel, ancient irrigation methods, metals, Mexican and Mayan codices, Quetzalcoatl, ancient buildings, and numerous other related items. The twenty-fourth part covers archaeological findings about the use of arches and wheels in ancient America.