A man had been living in his house in Arizona with his family since years. Living in a house for very long makes it an important member of the family too one with whose each and every corner the members are acquainted with. But, in this particular case, the owner of the house was left shocked to discover something unbelievable and sinister from the depth of his own backyard years after he had started living in it. The discovery has changed his life totally. See how?

A Man From Arizona

Reddit user John Sims is a homeowner in Tucson, Arizona. Going by the name of “Captantarcitca” on the website, this man created a revelation when he wrote that he found something extremely eerie and strange on digging the backyard of his house. But, what had sprouted the idea of digging the backyard in his mind and yeah, what had he discovered after all?

Original Plans For His House

1Obviously, the man did not wake up one fine day with the idea of digging his backyard! He had actually found the original plans of the house from the “city records” and after a thorough study of it, he noticed something buried deep in his backyard which he had never seen before and this made him jump into action. He was really very excited to see what it was and started preparing for it.

X Marks The Spot

2Brimming with excitement, John decided to hire a metal detector expert in order to aid him in unraveling the mystery by examining his backyard. After some grueling labor in the sun, the expert found 2 probable locations in the backyard where the map indicated of something buried. He marked these two spots by making Xs on them which you can clearly see in the image. Now it was John’s turn to take control and proceed further.

Was It Buried Treasure?

3John started to speculate in the wildest of ways about the contents that the backyard could have been hiding. Was it a buried treasure or a time capsule? One thing was for sure that the man was highly intrigued by the series of events that were taking place centered around his house. The time had come for him to start digging and find out for himself what it was.


4The man started digging keeping a hold on his anticipation and excitement. Well, it sent chills down his spine when his first encounter with something unexpected took place. His shovel had hit a metal object, but it was hard for him to decipher what it was because of the thick layer of dirt which covered it. So he started to dig more vigorously in order to find out what the metal object was exactly.

A Lid?

8After digging deeper down, he witnessed that the object he had struck earlier was actually a metal lid! Now the mystery had intensified even more for John. He had to dig very deep all around in order uncover the extremely heavy metal lid. But, what was this lid actually covering? John had a similar question in the mind of which he was going to receive the most peculiar response very soon…