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Sacred Writing on Metal Plates in the Ancient Mediterranean
TitleSacred Writing on Metal Plates in the Ancient Mediterranean
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsHamblin, William J.
JournalThe FARMS Review
Volume19
Issue1
Pagination37-54
KeywordsAncient Near East; Metal Plates; Metallurgy; Recordkeeping
Abstract

Significant evidence reveals that bronze and other metals were historically used for writing sacred texts. This article uses that information to demonstrate the plausibility that the Book of Mormon prophet Lehi would have followed the same practice.

URLhttps://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/msr/vol19/iss1/8

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