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First Nephi and Archaeology
TitleFirst Nephi and Archaeology
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1919
AuthorsJensen, Nephi
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume22
Issue Number10
Pagination855-858
Date PublishedAugust 1919
KeywordsAncient America - South America; Archaeology; Book of Mormon Geography - South America; Solomon Spaulding
Abstract

Specific archaeological findings and a number of legends that deal with the book of 1 Nephi are discussed. Neither Solomon Spaulding nor Joseph Smith could have known about the archaeological findings nor the legends.