On a trip to the nation’s capital with her father, Nancy had planned to do plenty of sight-seeing. But it’s what she doesn’t see that truly sparks her interest. While taking a tour of the Beech Hill museum, famed for its pre-Columbian art, she discovers that a priceless Mayan artifact, a carving of the ancient king Lord Pacal, has been stolen!
The only clue to the disappearance is a note covered with mysterious Mayan symbols. Seeking to decode the message, Nancy realizes that the thief is both clever and elusive. But finding Lord Pacal is imperative. Mexico claims the piece is rightfully theirs, and failure to recover it could lead to an international incident!