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Copper, Bronze, and Brass
|Title||Copper, Bronze, and Brass|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2000|
|Authors||Phillips, Wm. Revell|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Keywords||Ancient Near East; Metallurgy; Nephi (Son of Lehi)|
Although Nephi’s tools were most likely made of iron or steel, bronze remains a possibility. The making of brass or bronze requires the creation of a copper alloy, and examples of such alloys are found in both the Old World and the New World. The nature of the alloys differed depending on the minerals available.
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