In 1976 Hall catalysed a landmark expedition to the Cave of the Tayos in Ecuador, involving a dozen institutions, joint special forces, and astronaut professor Neil Armstrong as Honorary President and participant. 

With a scientific framework installed he later turned to Erich von Däniken's report of a metal library allegedly found in the caves by Juan Moricz in the mid-1960s, something unacceptable within an orthodox view of global history and absence of any ancient script in South America.

The British-Ecuadorian Tayos Caves expedition of 1976 was essentially a scientific extension of the 'Moricz Expedition 1969' and the 'Moricz-Hall Stones Expedition' of 1975. Below are photographs of some of the locations and participants.

 
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TAYOS GOLD

THE ARCHIVES OF ATLANTIS

The complete history about the 1976 Tayos Expedition and Metal Library