Category Archives: Archeology

A humoristic approach to the Mesoamerican ballgame

Rob Sylvester over at Cracked.com covers the Mesoamerican ballgame or in their words The Greatest Sport Ever Invented. Readers of cracked.com might expect an humoristic approach, but nevertheless the given information is overall accurate. For example there is no mention … Continue reading

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BILD leaves the lake – THIG (9)

This just in via Weinmann’s Twitter: BILD leaves lake Izabal. Obviously they accepted that they can’t do anything there anymore. They will now return to Guatemala-City to discuss with officials. That means, that they try to get the permission of … Continue reading

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German Mesoamericanists comdemn BILD

The German Mesoamericanists have released a representation (on German) on Monday, in which they harshly condemn BILD’s course of action: It sees BILD’s actions as scandalous and totally unscientific. The execution of this project and the connected media echo, damage … Continue reading

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BILD shows coordinates, 2 team-members sick – (THIG 8)

Bild lets us know details. In the latest article so far, they provided us with the actual geographical coordinates of the location, where Rittstieg supposes the Maya treasure. Also they use the wrong numbers again. Anyway the location is the … Continue reading

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BILD found something! and: these numbers are odd… – (THIG 7)

BILD reports… even if there is nothing to report. They present us another article from Lake Izabal, from where they got lead away today by the military to prevent illegal treasure hunters (read: BILD) from diving. This article says nothing … Continue reading

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BILD and the military – (THIG 6)

Everyone expected it, now it happened. The military sent BILD away from the lake. As I wrote 4 days ago, the military has locked down the lake. BILD tried to give the impression, that the lake is protected against illegal … Continue reading

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Seriously BILD? – (THIG 5)

BILD produced another video in which there is extraordinary evidence for the truth of what Mr. Rittstieg says. It’s on German naturally. So I give you the important part: Mr. Rittstieg explains that the full Codex Dresdensis is engraved into … Continue reading

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