Notes and Communications: Nephi's Jerusalem and Laban's Sword


TitleNotes and Communications: Nephi's Jerusalem and Laban's Sword
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1993
AuthorsAdams, Jr., William J.
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Volume2
Issue2
Pagination194-195
Type of ArticleNotes and Communications
KeywordsAncient Near East, Jerusalem; Archaeology; Laban; Metallurgy; Nephi; Sword; Sword of Laban; Vered Jericho
Abstract

A three-foot sword excavated at Vered Jericho, likely dating to 620 bc, lends credence to the description of the sword of Laban in the Book of Mormon.

URLhttp://publications.mi.byu.edu/publications/jbms/2/2/S00012-50aa653b685db12Adams.pdf