Stone of Kings: In Search of The Lost Jade of The Maya pdf epub fb2

Stone of Kings: In Search of The Lost Jade of The Maya by Gerard Helferich pdf epub fb2

Stone of Kings: In Search of The Lost Jade of The Maya Author: Gerard Helferich
Title: Stone of Kings: In Search of The Lost Jade of The Maya
ISBN: 0762763515
ISBN13: 978-0762763511
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Pages: 304 pages
Publisher: Lyons Press; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition (December 6, 2011)
Language: English
Category: History
Size PDF version: 1518 kb
Size EPUB version: 1290 kb
Subcategory: Americas




A book perfectly timed for the re-setting of the Maya calendar in 2012.... Part history, popular science, armchair travel, and real-life treasure hunt, this is the story of pre-Columbian jade—the precious stone revered by ancient Aztecs, Incans, and Maya—and the scientists, collectors, explorers and entrepreneurs who have been searching for the mythical jade mines for century.