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|Title||Notes and Communications: "The Workmanship Thereof Was Exceedingly Fine"|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1997|
|Authors||Tvedtnes, John A.|
|Journal||Journal of Book of Mormon Studies|
|Type of Article||Notes and Communications|
|Keywords||Ancient Near East; Dead Sea Scrolls; Metallurgy; Sword; Sword of Laban|
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.
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