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TitleMetal Plates in the Ancient World
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1942
AuthorsE. McGavin, Cecil
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Issue Number8
Date Published19 February 1942
KeywordsAncient Near East; Kingdom of Persia; Metal Plates; Metallurgy; Recordkeeping

This series deals with a wide variety of aspects of the Book of Mormon including Joseph Smith, Obadiah Dogberry, ancient fortifications, metal plates, Spaulding theory, clarifications of biblical doctrine, the abridging work of Mormon, record of the Jaredites, differences between the Bible and the Book of Mormon, witnesses of the Book of Mormon, history, literary qualities, Hebrew traits in the book, its relation to the Bible, and evidence of its antiquity. The fourth part discusses the use of metal plates in the ancient world.