The Crypt of Civilization is a time capsule invented in 1940 by Thornwell Jacobs and located in Atlanta, in the USA. It is a room storing records for over 6,000 years. Among the objects: 200 books of fiction, drawings of all of our inventions, educational pictures in all subjects; measuring instruments, seeds of flowers & vegetables, etc. There is no gold, jewels or other items of value inside the Crypt. It will be opened on May 28, 8113.