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Notes and Communications: New and Old Light on Shawabtis from Mesoamerica
TitleNotes and Communications: New and Old Light on Shawabtis from Mesoamerica
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsGee, John
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Volume6
Issue1
Pagination64-69
KeywordsAncient America; Egypt; Forgery; Geography; Mesoamerica
Abstract

Two Egyptian shawabti-figurines, reputedly discovered in Acajutla, El Salvador, in 1914, are likely forgeries. Had they been authentic, they might have helped to establish cultural contact between Egypt and Mesoamerica.

URLhttps://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol6/iss1/6

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