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Book of Mormon Archaeology and Anthropology

Book of Mormon Archaeology and Anthropology

Author Various Authors, Compiler BYU Studies Staff,

This compilation of groundbreaking Book of Mormon articles is selected from over fifty years of LDS scholarship published by BYU Studies. This volume features articles on archaeological and anthropological aspects of the Book of Mormon, such as the use of the wheel in ancient America, Hagoth and the Polynesian tradition, the Mulekites, ancient writing in the Americas, and the use of metal plates in the ancient world.

Contents

"Archaeological Trends and the Book of Mormon Origins"
John E. Clark

"Notes on 'Lehi's Travels'"
Robert J. Matthews

"The Wheel in Ancient America"
Paul R. Cheesman

"Hagoth and the Polynesian Tradition"
Jerry K. Loveland

"The 'Mulekites'"
John L. Sorenson

"Ancient Writing in the Americas"
Paul R. Cheesman

"The Book of Mormon as an Ancient Book"
C. Wilfred Griggs

"Metallic Documents of Antiquity"
H. Curtis Wright

"Two Ancient Roman Plates"
John W. Welch and Kelsey D. Lambert

"A Metallurgical Provenance Study of the Marcus Herennius Military Diploma"
Michael J. Dorais and Garret L. Hart

"An Analysis of the Padilla Gold Plates"
Ray T. Matheny

"Mormonism's Encounter with the Michigan Relics"
Mark Ashurst-McGee

"Tools Leave Marks: Material Analysis of the Scotford-Soper-Savage Michigan Relics"
Richard B. Stamps