The Holy Tub as Prize
THIS VAULT is still under construction.
Regretfully, the estate of Prof. Raimondo Fatamorgana refuses to allow us to republish any excerpts of his independent work, including: Cracked: The Real Mystery of the Holy Tub (1965), Broken: The Mystery of the Holy Tub Revealed (2003), or the one co-authored with his nephew Cosimo and finished after his death, Shattered: The Mystery of the Holy Tub Solved (2011).
Likewise, due to ongoing lawsuits against that of the writer generally known as “Nigel” Buckhorn, it has been deemed advisable to refrain from publishing anything from Seekers of the Maundy Grail (2007), or Tall Tales and Cracked Pots (2009). But, it should be noted, despite his close contact with the MacLantis’ family during the critical events of 2004-5, he must be regarded as an unreliable source.
We deeply regret these necessary omissions and will continue to work with the International Nipterological Association and other parties for legal permission, so that all points of view on the subject may be adequately represented.
However, most of the events from the opening of the Vault in 1967 to the present are fully covered in Hunters of the Holy Tub.
Left: A collection of symbols found during the
excavations in the catacombs during the 1970s. These signs include
those for the Maundy Grail, the Scolding Madonna, and a variety of seekers,
most unknown. Note the monogram of Doc MacLantis in the upper right.
Right: A representation of one of Don Yago’s “dragon bones.”
Documents to Come:
- The Other Grail
– Otto Rahn, excerpts, 1938
- Endurism: An Unorthodox Religious Survival in Southern France
– Capt. James H. MacLantis, OSS, 1944
- The Holy Tub and the Holy Grail
(often popularly called “Holy Tub, Holy Pail”
– Dr. James H.MacLantis and Maureen Masterson, with Prof. Raimondo Fatamorgana, 1952
- “Doc MacLantis Claims Pieces Prove Theory About Lost Relic”
– Nigel Buckhorn, New Age News, 1995
- “Digging It”
– Nigel Buckhorn, Entertainment Galaxy, 2004