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TitleConfirming the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1917
AuthorsSjodahl, J.M.
MagazineThe Latter Day Saints' Millennial Star
Volume79
Issue Number1
Pagination8–10
Date Published4 January 1917
KeywordsAncient Egypt; Archaeology; Migration; Pre-Columbian Contact; Transoceanic Contact; Transoceanic Voyage
Abstract

The Book of Mormon teaches of ancient connections between Asia and America. The article quotes G. Elliot Smith, who theorizes that a cultural migration took place from Egypt to ancient America, c. 900 B.C., citing archaeological evidence.