“The capsule is a two-page-long handwritten document describing
social, economic, religious, and political events going on at the time.
“The document, written
with careful handwriting, consists of two handwritten sheets on both
Apparently, it was written by a priest of the cathedral Burgo de Osma
named Joaquin Minguez. He wanted to leave a record behind about what
life was like at that time, and what better place to store it for future
generations than Jesus’s butt?
The note suggests that people in this particular village in the 18th
century enjoyed “cards” and “ball” among other games, and of course,