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Published by University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science in Champaign .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Inscriptions, Ancient -- Near East.,
  • Writing -- History.,
  • Libraries -- History -- To 400.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementH. Curtis Wright.
SeriesOccasional papers / University of Illinois. Graduate School of Library and Information Science -- 157, Occasional papers (University of Illinois. Graduate School of Library and Information Science) -- 157.
The Physical Object
Pagination42p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13955052M

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ISSN Number December Ancient Burials of Metallic Foundation Documents in Stone Boxes by H. Curtis Wright I kk-- -A Ancient Burials of Metallic Foundation Documents in Stone Boxes by H although fragile, it held together on the dunghill for some days. Clearly it was a book roll ; clearly it was precious to the man who. Further, Wright documents the repeated discoveries of ancient metal documents buried or sealed in stone boxes, such as the discovery of an inscription of Darius on gold and silver plates in a foundation between square hewn stones, or the discovery at Persepolis of stone boxes with square inscribed plates of gold and silver sunk into. H. Curtis Wright*, “Ancient Burials of Metallic Foundation Documents in Stone Boxes” (Urbana-Champaign, IL: Occasion Papers of the University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, No. , ). Wright drew on Richard S. Ellis’s Yale University doctoral dissertation on Mesopotamian foundational deposits. Click to read more about Ancient Burials of Metallic Foundation Documents in Stone Boxes by H. Curtis Wright. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5.

Nov 01,  · H. Curtis Wright of BYU discusses numerous examples and shows a photograph of the Darius plates upon their discovery (p. ) in his “Ancient Burials of Metallic Foundation Documents in Stone Boxes,” published in Occasional Papers, Number An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon. Salt Lake City, Wright, H. Curtis. "Ancient Burials of Metallic Foundation Documents in Stone Boxes." In Occasional Papers, University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and information Sci­ ence () DANIEL C. PETERSON BOOK OF MORMON EDITIONS (). Apr 25,  · In several ways, the Book of Mormon bears striking similarities with other samples.6 For example, like the Book of Mormon, other ancient metal documents are known (or were reported anciently) to have been. written on plates made of gold (or gold alloy),7; protected by angelic guardians,8; buried in boxes (some of which were made of stone),9. The idea that the Book of Mormon was engraved onto golden plates and buried in a stone box, along with other sacred relics, was ridiculed by some people in the 19th century.8 Yet today, according to H. Curtis Wright, “literally thousands of metal documents” have been discovered from “all over the ancient world.”8 These include a variety of documents made from gold and gold alloys, some.

Includes bibliographical references. Ancient burials of metallic foundation documents in stone boxes Welcome to the IDEALS Repository. Mar 03,  · H. Curtis Wright of BYU discusses numerous examples and shows a photograph of the Darius plates upon their discovery (p. ) in his “Ancient Burials of Metallic Foundation Documents in Stone Boxes,” published in Occasional Papers, Number (University of Illinois: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, December ). Ancient Writing on Metal Plates – Part II However, in recent years, numerous stone boxes containing sacred or important records, many written on metal plates, have been found. It is remarkable that though unknown in the West, for years this strange documentary custom of depositing and burying written records in stone boxes of the. Is the Book of Mormon Like Other Ancient Metal Documents?“Whatsoever things we write upon anything save it be upon plates must perish and vanish away.”Jacob The Know One of the most distinctive aspects of the Book of Mormon is its physical form. Those who saw the ancient Nephite record described i - Latter-day Saint Blogs is a portal for mainstream blogs about The Church of Jesus.