Facsimile No. 3 printing plate reveals jackal head Anubis

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I was really moved by the Backyard Professor's fine presentation he gave about the Book of Abraham as he showcased Facsimile No. 3 in his podcast presentation available here:

Backyard Professor: 16: The Incredible Book of Abraham Scholarship of Paul Osborne

That was a fine job, outstanding!

NOW, without any further ado, I would like to come to the point about those chisel marks in the jaw/snout which was removed from the lead plate by Reuben Hedlock. First, let it be understood that the tools used by a 19th century engraver are single point and have a variety of different tips in which to work the material in order to shape and carve the design to the desired shape. Here are some examples of such tools:

19th century engraving tools

Now, here is an up close image of the snout that was carved out of the lead plate -- please pay particular attention to the notches that appear like teeth in which the canine mouth was removed:

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So what are those notches, exactly? Why did Reuben Hedlock carve them and leave them there rather than smooth out the jaw?

Let it be understood that the reworking or removing the lead material from the original snout was below the surface and could not therefore transfer ink. The printer's plate with all its details and hidden imperfections was known only to the the person who made the plate, in this case, Reuben Hedlock. He is the only person who knew about those notches. Nobody else would know about those notches until I revealed them on this message board in December 2017.

The original snout did not have canine teeth, so please don't let that cloud or confuse the issue. Anubis is not shown to have teeth in Egyptian art. But Reuben Hedlock pulled a fast one, a little secret known only to him! Allow me to explain.

I give it as my opinion (as someone who knows) that Reuben intentionally made some six notches in what was left of the original jaw to resemble the teeth of a canine in order to honor the original drawing in which he was not permitted to portray. Reuben Hedlock secretly included those teeth to honor the memory of Anubis! It only took a brief moment. It happened very fast and it was over. Nobody would ever know he did that but he did it intentionally for this very reason. Hedlock liked dogs and wasn't about to let this dog completely die!

I hope that readers here can accept this answer. I believe it to be true.

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Shulem wrote:
Mon May 02, 2022 12:21 pm
Hedlock liked dogs and wasn't about to let this dog completely die!

Thank you

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Whether golden retrievers, Siberian huskies, border collies, or the Egyptian God Anubis, these dogs should not be defiled for the sake of a story. Good dogs and bad snout removers, Reuben Hedlock was merely acting under orders from Joseph Smith.

Was there any way Joseph could have included Anubis into his story without this wanton act of religious desecration?
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Moksha wrote:
Tue May 03, 2022 3:09 am
Shulem wrote:
Mon May 02, 2022 12:21 pm
Hedlock liked dogs and wasn't about to let this dog completely die!

Thank you

Shulem
Whether golden retrievers, Siberian huskies, border collies, or the Egyptian God Anubis, these dogs should not be defiled for the sake of a story. Good dogs and bad snout removers, Reuben Hedlock was merely acting under orders from Joseph Smith.

Was there any way Joseph could have included Anubis into his story without this wanton act of religious desecration?
Yes, he could have translated the papyri accurately from God's revelation... :D
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Moksha wrote:
Tue May 03, 2022 3:09 am
Was there any way Joseph could have included Anubis into his story without this wanton act of religious desecration?
Philo Sofee wrote:
Tue May 03, 2022 3:44 am
Yes, he could have translated the papyri accurately from God's revelation... :D

And there you have it, folks. The translations given by Joseph Smith was not a real translation. It was nothing more than story telling and making stuff up on the fly. That's what Smith did. He was a great storyteller and could make up all kinds of tales. His followers ate it up and the remnants of Mormonism today are stuck with the mess.

All we can do is keep repeating these things and the more people realize how wrong Joseph Smith was, less people will get baptized and there will be less money for the cult. We will keep hammering away on the issues. We will oppose the Church and expose the falsehoods and coverups. Church leaders don't give a damn about the truth. President Nelson is scum. He's a real crumb. The man is rotten to the core and he doesn't give a damn about the truth other than what he thinks is true because it serves his self-serving interest. Nelson is a selfish bastard and is just another Mormon dictator with a hard heart.
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I'M NOT GONNA TAKE IT!

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Shulem wrote:
Tue May 03, 2022 10:39 pm
I'M NOT GONNA TAKE IT!

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Now THAT'S ANUBIS!!!
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Shulem wrote:
Tue May 03, 2022 10:39 pm
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Who's a good boyyyyy? Who's a goooooooooddddd boyyyyyyy? (Gulp.)
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bill4long wrote:
Wed May 04, 2022 2:04 am
Shulem wrote:
Tue May 03, 2022 10:39 pm
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Who's a good boyyyyy? Who's a goooooooooddddd boyyyyyyy? (Gulp.)
Well I damn sure ain't gonna chop his snout off!
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This is not the Anubis who dutifully escorts the dead to the afterlife. Someone is unrighteously making him snarl.
Perhaps he has sniffed out the snout chopping plot. Can you blame him? Without his snout, there is no way for Anubis to complete his appointed role in the Plan of Salvation. He wants someone like Shulem to dispel the false illustrations and to set history right.
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