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Originally posted by hounddoghowlie
was doing a little research on stan hall and the tayos cave system.
found the below page, and if you look at the next last to image, it appears to be the same as the one with the cats in the op,
i found that to be kinda strange, could somebody be using old photos.
eta: if you look at the second image on the second row, theres one of them elephants again.edit on 22-7-2012 by hounddoghowlie because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by DCLXVI
Just did some research. The article mentioned in the OP is bogus. The find was made by a certain Father Carlo Crespi in 1976.
Also Found this :
The article mentioned in OP made me think it was a hoax but i am starting to think there is something behind this.
Originally posted by mainidh
Originally posted by Ladysophiaofsandoz
As much as I would like to think it's real it doesn't seem right with the oxidation and the cats and elephants are out of place. Darn these hoax finds!
Holy crap, NO ONE is reading the article and everyone is focusing on those reference images.
I give up, this place is incapable... lol
Originally posted by jude11
Excuse what may be my ignorance but is it possible this is the lost Alexandria library?
The explorers claim that they have concealed the location once again to make sure no one else locates the treasure until they get their samples tested.
It\'s not what you know, but who you know.
In 1973, Erich von DÃ¤niken, at the height of his fame following the success of Chariots of the Gods?, claimed that he had entered into a gigantic subterranean tunnel system in Ecuador, which he was told spanned the length of the continentâ€”surely evidence that our ancestors were highly advanced, if not extraterrestrial? The structure was believed to house a library in which books were made out of metalâ€”this in an area where today there is nothing but \"primitive\" Indian tribes with no written language. Evidence of a lost civilisation? It was a major claim, and it did not go unchallenged.
The story centred around Janos \"Juan\" Moricz, an aristocratic Argentinian-Hungarian entrepreneur who claimed that he had discovered a series of tunnels in Ecuador that contained a \"Metal Library\". In a signed affidavit dated 8 July 1969, he spoke about his meeting with the Ecuadorian president, where he received a concession that allowed him total control over this discoveryâ€”provided he could produce photographic evidence and an independent witness that corroborated the discovery of the underground network. Newspapers reported on the expedition that Moricz had organised.
In 1972, Moricz met with von DÃ¤niken and took him to a secret side-entrance through which they could enter into a large hall within the labyrinth. Apparently von DÃ¤niken never got to see the library itself, just the tunnel system. Von DÃ¤niken included the event in his book The Gold of the Gods:
\"The passages all form perfect right angles. Sometimes they are narrow, sometimes wide. The walls are smooth and often seem to be polished. The ceilings are flat and at times look as if they were covered with a kind of glazeâ€¦ My doubts about the existence of the underground tunnels vanished as if by magic and I felt tremendously happy.
Note: Neil Armstrong was inside the Tayos Cave in 1976
Originally posted by XPLodER
reply to post by Mamatus
depending the age of this,
a north american country has images of the pyramids?
the writing on the bottom of the pyramid looks strange
but why not bring out more evidence?
an example of the writing
Originally posted by IAMTAT
Originally posted by DCLXVI
Here is the best i could do with the writings on the pyramid :
Some similarities in writing characters to this other mysterious artifact:
Originally posted by PrinceDreamer
The amount of people here commenting on the article without actually reading it is quite staggering, just goes to show that even among those that claim to "Deny Ignorance" ignorance is still the most predominant factor.
First again repeted for those who cannot be bothered to read through the article or the thread:
The are OLD images, and not claimed to be from the find
They radioed through saying they had found the cave, explored it, found the items, brought a few samples to be tested, resealed the cave so it could not be found and looted.
The team would not reveal the location of this incredible finding only saying that it is part of the Tayos Cave system. The explorers claim that they have concealed the location once again to make sure no one else locates the treasure until they get their samples tested. Once testing is complete, they agreed on the radio program to bring in a large professional team to fully excavate the site as long as they were part of it and were not robbed of their findings.
Emphasis is mine
This seems very logical to me, if I made such a discovery I would want to protect it. Get validation of what was found and then ensure I was part of the full excavation and rightly credited with the find. Everything they are doing seems logical and the way I would do it.
Of course it has only be broadcasted on a radio show, the artefacts have not been seen or examined so it could be fake, however I am happy to withhold my judgement until we have at least seen the artefacts.
Star and flag for posting OP, this is most interesting
Originally posted by hounddoghowlie
Originally posted by AuranVector
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
reply to post by spoor
what, in the excerpt you posted, supports your claim that it is just a hoax?
it has been deigned a hoax because of two factors:
1. Absence of evidence
2. misunderstandings and mistatements by those involved
Moricz was clear about point 2...that he hadn't shown Daniken the actual cave for the sake of expediency. And with the first point....simple logic tells you that absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
I'm really annoyed with most who have responded to this thread. Most did not read the OP article (which is weak, I grant you). No one has read my posts about the extinct Cuvieronius (elephant) that lived in the Americas 12,000 years ago. They don't read the OP source and they don't read a short thread.
But they're very quick to dismiss something as a hoax.
yea i know what you mean, seems you do the same, read that is
your post on page 5 is the same info i posted on page 3.and Kantzveldt on page 1
and it looks as if you copied and pasted part of the article instead of using quotes.
at least i used my own words to give the location.
and i see others who posted what has already been posted.
i think it helps to read posts before you post.edit on 23-7-2012 by hounddoghowlie because: (no reason given)