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TitleThe Egyptian Hieroglyphs in Yucatan
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1910
AuthorsPenrose, Charles W.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number22
Date Published2 June 1910
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Characters; Hieroglyphs; Language - Egyptian; Language - Mayan; Writing System

The author finds it most remarkable that “modern scientists” could overlook the Book of Mormon while so much of their research in the Americas and Egypt adds evidences to the divinity of the work. The London Magazine reports that there is a connection between the hieroglyphs of the Mayas and those of the Egyptians. Could these hieroglyphs have originated with Adam and Eve, or was it Lehi’s company who brought them?