Egyptology and the Book of Mormon, III

Title

Egyptology and the Book of Mormon, III

Magazine

Improvement Era

Publication Type

Magazine Article

Year of Publication

1923

Authors

Webb, Robert C. (Primary)

Pagination

546–554

Date Published

April 1923

Volume

26

Issue Number

6

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Bibliographic Citation

Webb, Robert C. "Egyptology and the Book of Mormon, III", Improvement Era, Vol. 26. no. 6 1923:546–554.

Abstract

This series proposes that the characters on the gold plates were derived from Hieratic or Demotic Egyptian (Mormon 9:32-33). Analysis of other major written languages available ca. 600 B. C.—i.e. Phoenician-Hebrew, Egyptian hieroglyphs, cuneiform—reveals that they do not meet the writing requirements outlined in the Book of Mormon itself. The nature of the gold plates as an alloy is also discussed. The third and final part covers the Anthon Transcript.

Anthon Transcript
Gold Plates
Anthon, Charles
Linguistics
Egyptology
Linguistic Analysis
Language - Reformed Egyptian
Writing System
Characters

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