You are here

TitleGoldsmiths of Ancient Times
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1949
AuthorsYoung, Levi Edgar
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number4
Date PublishedApril 1949
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Characters; Gold Plates; Metal Plates; Metallurgy

This article discusses Spanish libraries containing historical accounts that describe a chamber in which gold plates were found. Ancient American goldsmiths made plates of gold that were thin like paper and on which ancient hieroglyphs were engraved.