Who Sent This Detailed Replica of Indiana Jones’ Journal?
Published on Dec 14, 2012
The University of Chicago admissions office received a suspicious package … that turned out to be awesome. Inside was an intensely detailed replica of the journal kept by Indiana Jones’ mentor, Abner Ravenwood, in Raiders of the Lost Ark.
The package was addressed to the fictitious Chicago alum Henry Walton JonesJr., aka archaeologist Indiana Jones, complete with replica stamps from the era. Included in the journal itself are postcards and photos of Marion Ravenwood, Indy’s love interest, along with fake money, newspaper clippings, tickets, and maps.
The journal earned the admiration of the admissions office, who asked of the unknown sender on Tumblr: “Why? How? Did you make it? Why so awesome?”
They even set up an email address to help solve the mystery. So if you’re the one who created the elaborate journal, step up and claim your Internet fame.