An amazing story of the discovery of a time capsule stored deep
inside a canyon wall for over a millennium. The WingMakers left
behind 23 chambers of artifacts consisting of paintings, poetry,
music, philosophy, and enigmatic technologies that the most powerful
organization on earth cannot decipher or activate.
Project Briefing and Background
There were, however, two very puzzling questions.
All but one of the
artifacts could be dated to the 8th century AD. The exception, known
as the "compass" artifact, appeared to be an unusual form of
technology, and was found among more typical artifacts like pottery
and simple tools.
The compass was covered in strange hieroglyphic
symbols, some of which were also found on the pottery. Secondly, the
pictographs that were found in the area had inexplicably appeared,
and they were strikingly different than any of the other native petroglyphs or rock art found in the southwest or the entire
continent for that matter.
Because of these two anomalies, the artifacts and the entire project
quickly became the property of the US government, or more
specifically, the National Security Agency. It was decided that
these artifacts might suggest a pre-historical, extraterrestrial
presence on earth, and that the NSA had the appropriate agenda and
wherewithal to initiate a full-scale, scientific expedition to
determine the nature and significance of the site.
The site was completely searched by a secret department of the NSA
in 1973, but it only resulted in a few additional findings, and none
of them were designated as technologies or evidence of an
extraterrestrial presence. Additional pictographic symbols were
found, but decoding them was a difficult and frustrating process.
Experts were called in to help, but it was impossible to reach a
consensus as to what the pictographs meant. As quickly as the
project had risen as a priority investigation, it fell into the
archives of the NSA under the code name, Ancient Arrow.
Twenty-one years later, in 1994, a series of rockslides opened up a
section of the Ancient Arrow site. The canyon was in a naturally
obscure section of park land held by the state of New Mexico. After
its discovery in 1972, it had been officially sanctioned off-limits
to hikers and campers and was to be left in its natural state. From
time-to-time, scientists -- sponsored by the NSA -- would visit the
site hoping to uncover new evidence, but were invariably
Shortly after the rockslide occurrence, a small team of operatives
from the NSA visited Ancient Arrow canyon to do some follow-up
research. They discovered the rockslide had exposed an entrance to a
hidden cavern that led deep within the canyon walls.
At the back of this cavern, the research team discovered a
well-hidden entrance into the interior of the canyon wall or rock
structure of the Ancient Arrow site. There they found a system of
tunnels and chambers that had been carved out from solid rock. There
were a total of 23 chambers, all intricately connected to an
interior corridor, and each chamber held a specific wall painting,
series of pictographs, written hieroglyphs, and what seemed to be
dormant, alien technologies.
Once this entrance to the cavern was found, a report was immediately
filed with the Director responsible for the Ancient Arrow project.
The project was then formally brought under the jurisdiction of the
Advanced Contact Intelligence Organization (ACIO), which organized
an inter-disciplinary research team to assess the exact nature of
the site and attempt to discover additional artifacts or evidence of
an extraterrestrial visitation.
The ACIO is a secret or unacknowledged department of the NSA. It is
headquartered in Virginia, but also have personnel in Belgium,
India, and Indonesia. They are largely unknown, even to senior
directors within the NSA. The ACIO is the lowest profile
organization within the entire intelligence community. Its agenda is
to research, assimilate, and replicate any technologies or
discoveries of extraterrestrial origin.
Its personnel consist mainly
of scientists who are completely anonymous, yet are paid salaries in
excess of $400,000 per year because of their security clearance and
IQ. This secret organization not only possesses enormous brain
power, but it is also in possession of technologies that are far in
advance of any other research facility on the planet. They are, in a
The artifacts found at the Ancient Arrow site were virtually
incomprehensible to the research team. There were many mysteries.
Why would an advanced culture leave their artifacts in such a
precise and seemingly ordered manner? What was the message they were
trying to leave behind? What were their technologies and why did
they leave them behind? Did the creators of this site intermingle
with the native tribes or remain an isolated culture? Who were they
and why were they here in the 8th century? Were they planning to
return? These were only some of the mysteries that challenged the
Throughout the seven months of restoration, cataloguing, and
analysis, the Ancient Arrow project was a complete enigma. More of
the energy went into the safe preservation of the artifacts, rather
than attempting to solve the puzzle of their existence, though
speculations were a topic of every conversation. Gradually, a
hypothesis was structured by the research team that an
extraterrestrial culture established an earth colony in the 8th
century and isolated itself within the Ancient Arrow canyon. They
brought with them a very precise mission to leave behind a massive
"time capsule" that would prove to be discovered in the late 20th
century. While the exact nature of the time capsule was unclear to
the research team, it seemed probable that it was a cultural
exchange of some kind and had no invasive intent to earth or its
It took a team of researchers nearly two years after the restoration
was completed to decipher a partial meaning of the chamber
artifacts. The 23 separate chambers seemed to be linked together to
form some specific message or purposeful mission. In the 23rd and
final chamber, they recovered a small optical disc that was presumed
to hold digital information that could be the key to deciphering the
artifacts. Scientists eagerly analyzed the disc, but they could not
figure out how to access its content.
The ACIOís finest computer experts were called in to try and unlock
the encoded disc, but to no avail. Several more months were spent
trying every conceivable method to access the contents of the disc,
but nothing worked. The Ancient Arrow project, for the first time in
nearly a year, had hit a dead-end and funding for the project was
rapidly weaned by the ACIO.
After two more months of unsuccessful efforts, it was decided that
the technology to access the disc was simply not available. The
optical disc and all of the artifacts and findings would be
carefully placed in secure storage until the technologies were
available to unlock the disc and harvest its content. It was
presumed that the disc held star charts, translation indexes,
glossaries, and all the answers to the various mysteries of its
creators and, perhaps more importantly, their intentions for earth.
optical disc was considered to be the key to unlocking the
meaning of the time capsule, the ACIO had little choice, but to
place the project into storage and await the arrival of technologies
that would permit them to unlock the disc.
However, there were two
scientists from the research team who theorized that the disc could
be unlocked by understanding the meaning of the wall paintings in
each of the 23 chambers. In their minds it was not a complex,
technological solution, but rather a language or translation
solution that would unlock the disc.
After much persuasion, the ACIO agreed to allow the two researchers
to assemble a replica of the time capsuleís contents. The replica
time capsule consisted of detailed drawings and photographs of all
the artifacts from each of the 23 chambers, including detailed,
high-resolution photographs of the wall paintings. The two
scientists would be allowed to continue their research on their own
time provided they maintained utmost secrecy and reported all of
their findings directly to the ACIO division head and project
The optical disc was securely stored away in a vault within the
The project was officially put on indefinite hold, and all personnel
associated with the project were reassigned (with promotions) to
different projects. The Ancient Arrow project was not to be spoken
of again until which time the technologies ≠≠ or some other means ≠≠
provided a way to unlock the optical disc and access its contents.
The scientists spent nearly five months in partnership, trying
unsuccessfully to decode the Ancient Arrow artifacts and establish
the means to unlock the optical disc. During this time, the ACIO
regularly experimented with new technologies or methods, and they
too, were unsuccessful in unlocking the content of the optical disc.
One day, late in the summer of 1996, one of the scientists (a
linguistics expert) had an insight into how to unlock the optical
disc by reducing the symbols of the wall paintings to their closest
facsimile found in an ancient Sumerian text. While the Sumerian
language is extinct, it was sufficiently comprehensible to this
scientist that he was able to decode the symbols of the paintings,
and, placing the 23 words in the same order as the Ancient Arrow
chambers, he was able to finally unlock the optical disc.
The connection between the Sumerian language and the time capsule
was the breakthrough the ACIO team had been waiting for. A simple
set of 23 words elicited over 8,000 pages of data from the optical
disc. Unfortunately, the data was incomprehensible because there was
no character set in the computer that could emulate the
hieroglyphics and unusual symbols of the language. Thus, a
translation index needed to be developed, which took an additional
Finally, once a translation index was programmed into the computer,
the data, while it could be printed out or viewed on the monitor in
its hieroglyphic form, still required translation to English. And
this translation process was extremely tedious and could not be
facilitated through computers, owing to the subtlety of the language
and its intricate connection to the wall paintings and pictographic
representations elsewhere within the Ancient Arrow site.
As partial translations began to be developed, it was determined
that even within the optical disc there was a segmentation of the
data into 23 units. Each unit appeared to correspond to a specific
chamber. As the first two chambers began to be translated, it was
further shown that each unit contained philosophical and scientific
papers, poetry, music, and an introduction to the culture and
identity of its creators.
The creators of the time capsule referred to themselves as
WingMakers. They represented
a future version of humanity who lived
some 750 years in our future. They claimed to be culture bearers, or
ones that bring the seeds of art, science, and philosophy to
humanity. They had left behind a total of seven time capsules in
various parts of the world to be discovered according to a
well-orchestrated plan. Their apparent goal was to help the next
several generations of humans develop a global culture: a
system of philosophy, science, and art.
In early 1997, the ACIO scientist who had originally discovered the
access code for the optical disc became strangely sympathetic with
the WingMakersí mission. He was convinced that the
ACIO would never
share the discovery with the public, and he was certain that it was
too significant to withhold. He also claimed that he was in
communication with the WingMakers and that they were watching the
ACIOís progress and would, at the appropriate time, make the time
capsule and its contents available to the public.
This assertion troubled the ACIO and particularly the
project director, who eventually recommended a leave of absence for
the scientist and was summarily dispatched from the project. The
scientist was afraid that his memories would be tampered with or
destroyed altogether, and so he defected from the ACIO, quite
literally the first to ever do so.
Soon after his defection, the scientist disappeared. However, before
his disappearance, some of his materials regarding the WingMakers
and their time capsule were given to a journalist that he had
selected at random.
The author of this document is that journalist. I am in possession
of photographs, music, poetry, artwork, translation indexes, copies
of secret documents, and a variety of translated philosophical texts
that all stem from the Ancient Arrow project. Iíve taken every
precaution to remain anonymous so I canít be traced. Iím convinced
that these materials are released against the wishes of a secret
organization that probably has powers that even our government is
Before the ACIO scientist had contacted me, (whom I will hereafter
refer to as Dr. Anderson), I felt little or no interest in matters
related to time-travel, extraterrestrials, secret organizations, or
anything else similar to these issues. When I initially heard the
story it seemed preposterous, but I kept my journalistic
objectivity, and met with Dr. Anderson and reluctantly concluded
that it would be unlikely for an individual to fabricate this story
with such detail and supporting evidence, and then desire to remain
Dr. Anderson had brought files of photographs and drawings of
odd-looking technologies that had strange symbols engraved on their
outer casings. Research reports referencing the translation tables,
cipher protocols, star charts, and dozens of memos from the ACIO
department heads discussing the Ancient Arrow project. Everything,
including about 400 pages of
philosophical text had an authenticity
to it that I was unable to reproach or ignore.
In fairness to those who will suggest I should investigate further
in order to get independent corroboration before I present these
materials, let me just say, that Iím unable to corroborate his story
because of the very nature of the ACIO. However, for whatever
reason, I trust Dr. Anderson who gave me these materials. He asked
nothing from me. He desired no money or recognition. His only
request was that I decide how best to bring these materials to the
public. He counseled me not to investigate the ACIO because he was
convinced the NSA would use misinformation tactics that would simply
waste my time and make the goal of releasing these materials
difficult if not impossible.
Iíve not contacted any other office of the government because Dr.
Anderson told me that this would be traced by the ACIO who had
high-level operatives in both the NSA and CIA, and, at best, would
only invite misinformation tactics from one or both. Iím in
possession of certain documents that Iíll withhold from the WingMakersí web site, but if anything were to happen to me, Iíve
arranged to have these documents shared with major media companies
whom I know. These are my only safeguards in presenting these
My only interest is in the release of these materials to the public,
and then they can decide what to do about them. They may desire to
pressure their politicians or take other action, itís their choice.
Iím convinced that this story is too important to be held in the
hands of an elite organization whose only interest is to re-engineer
the technologies found in the Ancient Arrow site and apply them for
their own agenda; no matter how noble that agenda may be.
Let me be clear, these documents provide incontrovertible evidence
of this secret organization known as the ACIO, and its elite
directors are named and their real identities exposed.
Iíve spent the last several months agonizing about how these
materials should be presented, and it seemed most appropriate to
place them on the Internet to enable a global audience to access
them. I have a close friend who created this web site whom I trust
completely. Other than that, no one knows what I have done here
(including my web site host).
You might ask why Iíve chosen to reserve full-scale media disclosure
of the materials given to me by Dr. Anderson. I can only tell you
that I donít want to create a circus atmosphere surrounding this
discovery. It may ultimately end-up in the mass media, but for now,
my instincts are to keep a low profile for both these materials and
myself. In doing so, I hope to preserve some sense of the dignity of
these artifacts and let it grow from there.
Iíve never been involved in any story approaching this magnitude of
importance, and Iím certain that if you spend some time on this web
site and suspend your disbelief, even for a few minutes, you will
see how important a discovery this time capsule is. The best way you
can help is to spread the word about this discovery, and open the
eyes of your political representatives. If you have web sites of
your own, please link to
Dr. Anderson had warned me that the ACIO has an advanced version of
a technology based on what he called remote viewing. As I understand
it, remote viewing is the ability to ascertain the whereabouts of
people through some sort of "psychic insight" by someone trained in
this technology. I know this sounds far-fetched, but Dr. Anderson
was insistent that they had this capability and that it was one of
their most feared technologies by those within the ACIO. In effect,
it was known to keep their personnel loyal. Unfortunately, this will
force me to stay underground and remain very mobile over the next
Believe me, I know that this whole story may seem impossible, but I
can only tell you that Iíve seen detailed drawings and photographs
of the artifacts taken from the Ancient Arrow site, and these are
most assuredly, to my eyes, not of this time or world. Theyíre
unlike anything Iíve ever seen. Either the WingMakers are real, or
someone has gone to a lot of trouble to convince me otherwise and
again, Iím a simple journalist without any ax to grind relative to
secret government operations, ETs, time travel, or alien artifacts.
Iím not here to convert anyone. There is nothing to convert to. I
simply want to disclose this material and let each individual absorb
it as they choose. I will add additional documents and artifacts
from the Ancient Arrow site when I feel it is safe to do so, but for
now, thereís enough material on this site to introduce anyone to the
culture of the WingMakers.
I hope you take the time to immerse yourself in these materials. If
you do, you may be surprised at the result.
Anne (not my real name)
Written October 23, 1998
The name Dr. Anderson appears in this article, but is not related
to, or the same
Dr. David Anderson who is founder of the Time Travel
Research Center and Association