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The Olmeca Influence in Ancient America

TitleThe Olmeca Influence in Ancient America
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1942
AuthorsDibble, Charles E.
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number1
Date PublishedJanuary 1942
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Archaeology; Native Americans – Olmec

A series of brief comments in which the author presents archaeological findings, architectural notes, and myths and legends that deal indirectly with the Book of Mormon. Dibble discusses the wheel, ancient irrigation methods, metals, Mexican and Mayan codices, Quetzalcoatl, ancient buildings, and numerous other related items. The eighth part covers the Olmecs.