This is a beautiful book that provides the best current evidence for the Trans-Atlantic shipping of copper ingots thousands of years ago.

In Michigan, there are thousands of ancient copper mining pits, where raw copper was dug out with “fire mining” and stone hammers. At the same time, Europe experienced a “Bronze Age” and the importing of copper ingots is still to be seen carved into Egyptian tomb walls.

Amazing numeric evidence newly found on cast bronze axes from collections in Europe show the sailing routes. Photos of 17 funerary map stones taken from a still-secret cave in the Midwest show the river routes used to ship the copper.

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“Once  I started reading it I could not put it down… it took a sailor, a rebel, a person of great persistence and curiosity to solve this.” –  George Monlux, MD. practicing physician (FL)

“You do very good work… I have been studying the axeheads, they are amazing.”  –  Jim Scherz, Professor Emeritus, U of Wisconsin, surveyor, researcher, author of A Survey of the ancient Effigy Mounds of Wisconsin.

“I am seeing extraordinary work.  Your conclusions are spectacular…  Very useful.  I admire your work.  – Alejandro Vega Ossorto, Director Tecnico, Comision de Exploraciones Arqueologicas, (MEX). Argentine television.  Author of Templars in Patagonia.

“You have done great work” – Graham Hancock (UK), researcher, journalist and television.  Author of Fingerprints of the Gods.

“No one has done more in recent years than Jay Stuart Wakefield, to elucidate the copper connection between the ancient Old and New Worlds with fresh research and new discoveries…” – Wayne May, Publisher, Ancient American magazine (WI)

“Spectacular …. .. brilliantly presents evidence… will be of immeasurable value to me you are making groundbreaking contributions with solid evidence and are breaking through the walls of academic denial” – Zena Halpern (NY), researcher, author, The Templar Mission to Oak Island

“I finished reading, and I’m simply stunned..” – John Del Campo (CT), member, New England Archaeological Research Association

“Wonderful… incredibly important piece of analysis, contributing critical evidence…” David W. Mathisen, Instructor, West Point (NY), author, Star Myths of the World

“A treasure it changed my perspective on the world” – Bart Lee, Trial Attorney, San Francisco (CA), author, Curriculum Guide in Law and Economics

“Your remarkable book is a gift that reminds me of how provincial I have been not only in space, but in time” – Lawrence L. Weed MD, Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont, scientist, entrepreneur, author, Medical Records. Medical Education and Patient Care.

“You are bringing life back into the whole diffusionist movement” – Frank Joseph (MN), researcher, author, The Lost Treasures of King Juba.

“Excellent” ~ Joan Conover [VA], researcher, sailor, former computer/ network scientist, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, coordinator Seven Seas Cruising Association.

“Hit out of the park! I am indebted to the groundbreaking work that you have done it won’t be long before (this) is taught in college classrooms” – Robert List PhD (MS), retired Professor, Jackson St. University, author of Canadian Sunrise:The Voyages of Radisson and Groselliers.

“I have really enjoyed Jay’s writing and it has been helpful in my research” – M.T. Bussey (MI), archaeological research, co-author of Aube Na Bing: A Pictorial History of Michigan Indians.

“Your work inspired many ideas that are still fermenting” – B.W. Roberts, & C. Thornton (CA), scientists, authors, J. Archaeometalurgg

“How instructive! With much admiration…” – David C. Jones PhD (VA) in Ancient History, Professor, researcher, and author of First Americans Were Africans: Documented Evidence

“Enjoying every line and illustration…” – Jack Burgess (OH), educator,; President, Midwest Epigraphic Society

“Good Job! We should make a film for PBS out of it.” – Robert Kreipke (MI), Corporate Historian, Ford Motor Co., producer of Ford Motor Company. the First 100 Years.