Ancient Near East, Archaeology, Book of Mormon, 1 Nephi, Sword of Laban
A three-foot sword excavated at Vered Jericho, likely dating to 620 BC, lends credence to the description of the sword of Laban in the Book of Mormon.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Adams, William J. Jr.
"Nephi's Jerusalem and Laban's Sword,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 2
, Article 12.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol2/iss2/12