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 Montezu’ma’s Realm.Montfaucon Watch (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Montezu’ma’s Watch.
 
A curious stone, weighing twenty-four tons, of basaltic porphyry, in Mexico. This immense stone is cut into figures denoting the Mexican division of time, and may be termed their calendar.   1
 


 Montezu’ma’s Realm.Montfaucon Watch (A). 

 
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