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Near Eastern Weapon Parallels
TitleNear Eastern Weapon Parallels
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1999
Secondary AuthorsSorenson, John L.
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Volume8
Issue1
Pagination39-40, 78
KeywordsAncient Near East; Mesoamerica; Sword; Warfare; Weapon
Abstract

Parallels between sickle swords and two-bladed knives in ancient Mesoamerica and the Near East may strengthen the possibility of some historical link between the areas. Similarities in weapons terminology may also lead to fruitful research.

URLhttp://publications.mi.byu.edu/publications/jbms/8/1/S00008-50cb9751c32407NearEaster.pdf

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