Mosaics on the floor of the ancient church at Mt. Nebo, where Moses is thought to have looked outward to the land of Canaan. Jerzy Strzelecki

Pilgrims Came From Afar to Worship at Moses' Last Stand

Mosaics and isotope analysis show that early Christians came from Europe, Turkey and the northern Levant to pray at Mount Nebo, from where Moses saw Canaan

From the summit of Mount Nebo in Jordan, Moses could see Canaan. The patriarch could even see Jerusalem perched on a hilltop on a good day, according to tradition.

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