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Recent Scientific Investigations: They Substantiate the Book of Mormon

TitleRecent Scientific Investigations: They Substantiate the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1927
AuthorsMelville, Alton C.
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume30
Issue Number4
Pagination311–314
Date PublishedFebruary 1927
KeywordsArchaeology; Book of Mormon Geography; Book of Mormon Geography - Mesoamerica; External Evidence; Pre-Columbian American History
Abstract

Inspired by a study of archaeological remains in Panama that lead one archaeologist from New York to call it “the Pompeii of ancient America,” Melville believes Panama finds corroboration with the Book of Mormon in such issues as location and size, commerce, industries, cloth, tools, and elephants.