The Anthon Transcript III: The Corroborative Evidences of the Serabit Inscriptions, The Plates of Darius, and the Inscriptions of Byblos

Title

The Anthon Transcript III: The Corroborative Evidences of the Serabit Inscriptions, The Plates of Darius, and the Inscriptions of Byblos

Magazine

Improvement Era

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1942

Authors

Pagination

150–151, 182–183

Date Published

March 1942

Volume

45

Issue Number

3

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Bibliographic Citation

Crowley, Ariel L. "The Anthon Transcript III: The Corroborative Evidences of the Serabit Inscriptions, The Plates of Darius, and the Inscriptions of Byblos", Improvement Era, Vol. 45. no. 3 1942:150–151, 182–183.

Abstract

This series tells of Joseph Smith’s desire to have someone examine characters copied from the gold plates. It reprints a portion of Joseph Smith’s history dealing with the visit of Martin Harris to Charles Anthon, and also contains a letter sent to John A. Widtsoe by Frederick M. Smith of the Reorganized Church stating that the original copy of the Egyptian characters made by Joseph Smith is in the hands of the Reorganized Church. Furthermore, it tells of several different copies of the Egyptian characters in existence and gives examples of people verifying the genuineness of the characters as Egyptian. The third part compares the Gold Plates to similar ancient records.

Language
Ancient Near East
Anthon Transcript
Gold Plates
Metal Plates
Recordkeeping
King Darius

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