Mormon Scholars and Book of Mormon Archaeology

Mormonism continually attempts to convince investigators that the Book of Mormon really is what it claims to be--"a history of the ancient inhabitants of this continent." Mormon leaders claim the Book of Mormon tells stories of the life and times and wars of the "Nephites" and the "Lamanites," two warring factions with a common Hebrew ancestry.

However, so-called Book of Mormon archaeology is non-existent, as evidenced by these statements:

The Smithsonian Institute

The National Geographic Society