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Charles Anthon and the Egyptian Language
|Charles Anthon and the Egyptian Language
|Year of Publication
|Kimball, Stanley H. B.
|Anthon Transcript; Anthon, Charles; Egyptology; Language - Egyptian; Language - Reformed Egyptian
This article states that knowledge concerning the Egyptian language was underdeveloped in the 1820s when Martin Harris presented the Book of Mormon characters and translation to Dr. Charles Anthon. While Anthon was a known Egyptian scholar of the period, he nonetheless lacked sufficient knowledge to vouch for the accurate translation of the characters.
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