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Treasures of the Ancients: Recent Discoveries of Ancient Writings in North America


March 2, 2023

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MYSTERIES AND REMNANTS OF A FORGOTTEN PEOPLETremendous information as well as many artifacts and ancient writings have been brought to light during the past one hundred years to prove that the Americas were once populated earlier than first believed. But who were these people? Where did they come from? Why did they suddenly disappear? More important, did they leave any records to tell of their existence and civilization?What about the strange writings of Manti, Fillmore, Cedar City, Pariette Draw, Nephi, and Lake Powell, all in Utah? What about the Aztec copper bowl of Currant Creek, the gold plate of the Wasatch Front, the lead plates of the Myton Bench, the Manti tablets, the Kinderhook plates, and the Soper/Savage collection in LDS Church archives?Best-selling author Stephen Shaffer explores these mysteries and the remnants of a forgotten people in Treasures of the Ancients: Recent Discoveries of Ancient Writings in North America.

Author Description

Steve Shaffer was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 12, 1947. He is married to Bonnie Peay, and together they have ten children. He has spent a great deal of his life in the mountains and deserts of the west in an attempt to trace the steps of the ancient inhabitants that once roamed the land.
Steve's education spans several decades. He has a bachelor of science degree, a master of arts degree, and a graduation diploma from the North American School of Conservation. He has authored several books, including sections on Spanish symbols documentation and ancient symbols identification. Shaffer is considered by most as the expert in Spanish symbols identification. He was also instrumental in the transliteration of the Chalk Creek hieroglyphic panel east of Fillmore, Utah. He has appeared in several documentaries, such as Tops of the Mountains, an Illustrated History of Utah; National Geographic Explorer; The Secret History of Gold; and others now pending release. He has lectured extensively and is sought after by many groups for his knowledge in his field of expertise. Steve is the president of "The We Nooch Society," a historical preservation society based out of Santaquin, Utah.Steve is a Vietnam War veteran and served in combat with the 2/16 Inf. Rangers in 1967–68.

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