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A History of the Joseph Smith Papyri and Book of Abraham
TitleA History of the Joseph Smith Papyri and Book of Abraham
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsGee, John
InstitutionFoundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies
CityProvo, UT
KeywordsBook of Abraham; Egyptology; Joseph Smith Papyri; Kirtland Egyptian Papers
Abstract

John Gee recounts the history of the Joseph Smith papyri, their discovery, travels, and eventual translation. Particular attention is devoted to the reconstruction of the papyri and their relationship to the Book of Abraham. The origin and contents of the Book of Abraham and the Kirtland Egyptian Papers are also discussed.

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