Stone of Kings

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Author  Gerard Helferich
Publisher  Lyons Press
Publication Date   December 6, 2011
ISBN  0762763515
Pages  304

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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.

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