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Notes and Communications: "The Workmanship Thereof Was Exceedingly Fine"
TitleNotes and Communications: "The Workmanship Thereof Was Exceedingly Fine"
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsTvedtnes, John A.
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Volume6
Issue1
Pagination73-75
Type of ArticleNotes and Communications
KeywordsAncient Near East; Dead Sea Scrolls; Metallurgy; Sword; Sword of Laban
Abstract

The War Scroll of the Dead Sea Scrolls describes magnificent swords, whose workmanship may parallel that of the sword of Laban. Israelite leaders may well have carried precious swords.

URLhttp://publications.mi.byu.edu/publications/jbms/6/1/S00008-50cb713bbf45c8Tvedtnes.pdf

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