Last night on The History Channel H2, another new episode of America Unearthed investigated ′The Desert Cross′. In 1924, a lead cross was found buried outside of Tuscon, Arizona by Charles Manier. Later, he and another fellow lawyer and WWI buddy, Charles Bent, dug around and found 31 other lead relics, including more crosses, swords and religious ritual items. The ′experts′ thought the discovery was just a fraud, especially one cross inscribed in Latin indicating it was made in 800 A.D.. Scott Wolter, and his son Grant, probe the authenticity of the items, some of which are obviously the Cross of Lorraine, a known symbol of the Knights Templar and modern Freemasonry.
The Cross of Lorraine, a symbol of the Knights Templar, has become part of our modern culture.
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