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Lehi in the Desert, Part IX—A Word About Plates
|Lehi in the Desert, Part IX—A Word About Plates
|Year of Publication
|Nibley, Hugh W.
|Ancient Near East; Brass Plates; Lehi's Trail; Metal Plates; Metallurgy; Recordkeeping; Wilderness
This series is a classic reflection on Lehi’s world in Arabia: poetry, tree of life, family affairs, politics, imagery, travel, tents, and foods. It comprises one of the first attempts to test the Book of Mormon against known geographical and cultural details in the regions where Lehi probably traveled in the Old World. The ninth part discusses the use of metal plates in recordkeeping in the Near East.
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