Book of Mormon, Teaching
Parallels between sickle swords and two-bladed knives in ancient Mesoamerica and the Near East may strengthen the possibility of some historical link between the areas. Similarities in weapons terminology may also lead to fruitful research.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Studies, Journal of Book of Mormon
"Near Eastern Weapon Parallels,"
Journal of Book of Mormon Studies: Vol. 8
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/jbms/vol8/iss1/8