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TitleVotan, The Culture-Hero of the Mayas
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1879
AuthorsOttinger, G.M.
MagazineJuvenile Instructor
Issue Number5
Date Published1 March 1879
KeywordsAncient America – Mesoamerica; Maya

Points out “remarkable” similarities between the Book of Mormon and the Popol Vuh, relating it to the Nephites, Mulekites, Jaredites, and various geographical locations from Book of Mormon. Compares the river Sid to the Rio Usumasinta and Zarahemla to the ruins of Palenque.