Book of Mormon Books, Helaman, Book of Mormon, Civilization, Culture, Mesoamerica
The small detail of the “chief market” mentioned in the story of Nephi’s prayer on his tower (Helaman 7:10) corresponds well to what is known of marketplaces in ancient Mesoamerica.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Hunt, Wallace E. Jr.
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 4
, Article 7.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol4/iss2/7