Fact #1. They are “old iron objects found outside Tucson in 1924.” Incredibly, this “fact” comes from the first sentence of the description of the Tucson Artifacts in the Arizona Historical Society’s catalogue, which is published on the World Wide Web. The Tucson Artifacts are made of lead. Rusty ranch objects are “found.” Artifacts are […]
Category: Precolumbian History
Bearded Semitic merchant wearing keffiyah, from Hodges Ruin, Tucson, dated to Cañada del Oro period ca. 500-700. Rafael Serrano, after figurine published in Kelly (1978). A supposed colony of peaceful, white-skinned Old World miners among the Papago Indians is traced to a small place of the same name in the Santa Cruz valley. Red […]
Pope Hadrian, one of the authors of the Donation of Constantine. What do the Tucson Artifacts have to do with some of the most celebrated forgeries of all time—the Donation of Constantine, Ossian Poems, Gonon Venus, Kinderhook Plates, Burrows Cave artwork, Glozel Stones and Vinland Map? Very little, as it turns out. Donald Yates’ […]
From the forthcoming publication Merchant Adventurer Kings of Rhoda, we present a chronology of world events as they relate to the Tucson Artifacts. According to a lozenge-shaped “callout” in the nehushtan in the form of a Celtic cross with a rattlesnake that constitutes Artifact 18, considered the finest of the productions in a […]
Merchant Adventurer Kings of Rhoda The Strange World of the Tucson Artifacts, 775-900 Completed, in draft form, are the introduction and first section of a new reader I am compiling to help people understand the Medieval Latin and Hebrew and cultural context of the Tucson Artifacts. The working title is Merchant Adventurer Kings of Rhoda. […]
The following is the substance of an address delivered by Robert F. Gilder, archeologist of the University of Nebraska in Omaha telling of the ancient fortress on the Desert Laboratory hill just west of Tucson.
Aboriginal Workman Not Revealed In Artifacts Found On Silverbell Road
Quetzalcoatl, “the bearded white man” whom the Toltec Indians of Mexico worshipped as their god, may have been Israel III
Imbedded in caliche and gravel that apparently had been undisturbed for hundreds of years, two fragments of a leaden spear-shaft were found at the third lime kiln on the Silverbell road, seven and a half miles from Stone avenue and Congress street by university scientists yesterday.