Archaeoengineer Josh Stone is challenged by the CIA to interpret ancient Maya hieroglyphics to reveal clues to the location of a book hidden by 8th century Maya scientists. The book contains the secret of a horrible weapon. Josh is competing with extreme terrorists, driven by lust to seize the weapon for world domination. Using digital technology to uncover clues in pursuit of the ancient artifact, Dr. Stone journeys from London and Madrid and to the rainforests of Mexico, in a journey punctuated by terrorist attacks, intervention by Maya warriors and encounters with deadly wild river whirlpools.
Jim O’Kon has created an unforgettable portrait of ancient Maya and modern technology, a celebration of a remarkable achievements and a chronicle of an extraordinary adventure in time and space bringing compelling historical events to life.
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ainforest. Traveling by dugout canoe, hacking his way through the tangled jungle while fighting off millions of insects and sleeping in tents, his search went on for lost secrets of Maya technology. With the collected field data he was able to utilize digital tools, along with his creative engineering skills, to verify feats of Maya engineering and virtually reconstruct the mysteries of Maya engineering technologies.
His interest in archaeology began while playing in the Civil War trenches covering the hills near his boyhood home in Atlanta where rusted military armament and wasted shot was easily found on the battlefield sites. His early reading interest included classic books dealing with the Spanish Conquest and the rediscovery of the Maya civilization which stimulated his interest in archaeology. His student days at Georgia Tech were filled with learning the technology of modern civil engineering. His college experience at Georgia Tech produced a problem-solving engineer with writing and illustration skills. His athletic training at Georgia Tech gave him the strength and stamina to endure arduous jungle expeditions.