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TitleGold Plates and the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1962
AuthorsFerguson, Thomas Stuart
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number4
Pagination233–234, 270–271
Date PublishedApril 1962
KeywordsAncient Near East; Gold Plates; King Darius; Kingdom of Persia; Metal Plates; Recordkeeping

The author reports on the discovery of two Persian gold plates. One was engraved in the 4th century B.C. in the days of Darius II and the other dates to the 5th century B.C.