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TitleFirst Nephi and Archaeology
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1919
AuthorsJensen, Nephi
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number10
Date PublishedAugust 1919
Keywords1 Nephi; Ancient America – South America; Archaeology; Book of Mormon Geography - South America; Spaulding, Solomon

This article discusses specific archaeological findings and a number of legends that deal with the book of 1 Nephi. It further argues that neither Solomon Spaulding nor Joseph Smith could have known about the archaeological findings nor the legends.