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TitleCorroborative Evidence
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1900
Secondary AuthorsLyman, Platte D.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number49
Date Published6 December 1900
KeywordsCharacters; Evidence; External Evidence; Great Flood; Language - Egyptian; Ten Commandments; Writing System

The historical and religious portions of the Book of Mormon cannot be separated. External evidence verifies the historical portions. New York World reports a mound where a tablet inscribed with the Ten Commandments, “sarcophagi,” pottery and pictures that resemble that flood story, and characters resembling Egyptian and Assyrian writing were found.