Probably few mysteries result as intriguing as those linked to ciphers, codes and riddles messages. It is in the human nature to be attracted to such intriguing mysteries. Here we bring you four unsolved yet mysterious encrypted messages. Can you decipher them?
Stationed in close proximity to the building that serves as headquarters of the CIA in the United States, a sculpture of copper coated with secret codes serves as a jaw-dropping attraction to one of the most important buildings in the United States of america. It was created by Jim Sanborn in 1990 and until today it has not been fully deciphered; Of the four messages, three have been solved, with the fourth remaining one of the most famous unsolved codes in the world. The following are the solutions of parts 1–3 of the sculpture:
Solution of passage 1:
Keywords: Kryptos, Palimpsest
BETWEEN SUBTLE SHADING AND THE ABSENCE OF LIGHT LIES THE NUANCE OF IQLUSION
Solution of passage 2
Keywords: Kryptos, Abscissa
IT WAS TOTALLY INVISIBLE HOWS THAT POSSIBLE ? THEY USED THE EARTHS MAGNETIC FIELD X THE INFORMATION WAS GATHERED AND TRANSMITTED UNDERGRUUND TO AN UNKNOWN LOCATION X DOES LANGLEY KNOW ABOUT THIS ? THEY SHOULD ITS BURIED OUT THERE SOMEWHERE X WHO KNOWS THE EXACT LOCATION ? ONLY WW THIS WAS HIS LAST MESSAGE X THIRTY EIGHT DEGREES FIFTY SEVEN MINUTES SIX POINT FIVE SECONDS NORTH SEVENTY SEVEN DEGREES EIGHT MINUTES FORTY FOUR SECONDS WEST X LAYER TWO
Solution of passage 3
SLOWLY DESPARATLY SLOWLY THE REMAINS OF PASSAGE DEBRIS THAT ENCUMBERED THE LOWER PART OF THE DOORWAY WAS REMOVED WITH TREMBLING HANDS I MADE A TINY BREACH IN THE UPPER LEFT HAND CORNER AND THEN WIDENING THE HOLE A LITTLE I INSERTED THE CANDLE AND PEERED IN THE HOT AIR ESCAPING FROM THE CHAMBER CAUSED THE FLAME TO FLICKER BUT PRESENTLY DETAILS OF THE ROOM WITHIN EMERGED FROM THE MIST X CAN YOU SEE ANYTHING Q ?
The rumor surrounding the unbreakable code, found at the Shepard’s monument in England, suggests that it could be a map with directions to the Holy Grail.
Below the relief carving on the monument, an unknown craftsman carved the mysterious eight letters, contained within the letters ‘D M’. On Roman tombs, the letters ‘D M’ commonly stood for Dis Manibus, meaning “dedicated to the shades”. The Shugborough Inscription is a sequence of letters – O U O S V A V V, between the letters D M
The monument stands on the Shugborough estate in Staffordshire. The monument was built sometime between 1748 and 1763, commissioned by Thomas Anson, paid for by his brother, Admiral George Anson, and fashioned by the Flemish sculptor Peter Scheemakers. The code was apparently carved by Peter Scheemakers refers to a painting by the Baroque artist Nicolas Poussin, who claimed to know the precise location of the Holy Grail.
Taman Shud Case
It was in 1948, when an athletic-looking man, dressed in suit and tie, was found dead in Somerton Beach, Australia. Inside a hidden pocket in his belt, a piece of paper was discovered rolled with the inscription in Persian language “Tamam Shud“, which translates as “It’s over“.
The man did not have any identification and, until today, both he and his death and the small text on the piece of paper are a complete mystery. The case has been the subject of intense speculation over the years regarding the identity of the victim, the events leading up to his death, and the cause of death. Public interest in the case remains significant because of a number of factors: the death occurring at a time of heightened tensions during the Cold War, what appeared to be a secret code on a scrap of paper found in his pocket, the use of an undetectable poison, his lack of identification, and the possibility of unrequited love.
Georgia Guide stones
Referred to as an “American Stonehenge” sometimes, the Georgia Guidestones is a granite monument in Elbert County, Georgia with carved inscriptions in four ancient languages: cuneiform Babylonian, Classical Greek, Sanskrit and Egyptian hieroglyphs. The author of these plates is so far unknown and significance of the inscriptions is a matter of debate among experts and amateurs.
The four outer stones are oriented to mark the limits of the 18.6 year lunar declination cycle. The center column features a hole drilled at an angle from one side to the other, through which can be seen the North Star, a star whose position changes only very gradually over time.
The most widely agreed-upon interpretation of the stones is that they describe the basic concepts required to rebuild a devastated civilization.
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