Ancient Egyptian Maize

Ancient Egyptian Maize

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Most important book since Darwin's "Origin of Species." Tells true story of how maverick detectives uncovered first evidence of Indian corn or "maize" in Ancient Egyptian tombs. All historians had believed there was no maize in Egypt until after Columbus. Proves Egyptians sailed to New World 5,000 years before Columbus. Tells adventure discovery of over 400 corncobs in tombs & scrolls. Search for clues included exotic locations in NYC, Scotland, London, Paris, Rome, Cairo, & Valley of Queens. Teams led by "Sherlock Holms of World History"--Gunnar Thompson. Indian corn, copper, & commerce gave birth to Old World Civilization. Designed as an elegant coffee-table book that will impress visitors and inspire stimulating conversations. Profusely illustrated and easy to read; includes Maize Glossary, bibliography, and complete index. Details how Egyptian corn from Mexico built the pyramids, fed the Roman legions, and spread into India along with the soldiers of Alexander the Great.
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  • Paperback | 215 pages
  • 212 x 278 x 20mm | 621.42g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0557227569
  • 9780557227563