The Smithsonian statement about the Book of Mormon has been revised to indicate that the “Book of Mormon is a religious document and not a scientific guide.” James E. Talmage correctly identified various Michigan relics as fraudulent.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Studies, Journal of Book of Mormon
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 7
, Article 14.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol7/iss1/14