Indiana Jones-like journal turns up at U of C

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CHICAGO (AP) -- University of Chicago officials are scratching their heads at a mystery seemingly linked to the Indiana Jones movie series.

 

   The university's admissions department received a package last week addressed to "Henry Walton Jones Jr." That's the name of the main character in the film franchise that began in 1980s.

 

   The package contained a replica of the journal from the "Raiders of the Lost Ark" film with no explanation.

 

   University officials used Tumblr to seek answers. Admissions counselor Grace Chapin says one theory is that it's an "alternate reality" game where players plant clues for other players.

 

   Officials with Lucasfilm, the studio responsible for the movies, say they weren't responsible for the package.

 

   University officials say they haven't decided what to do with the journal.

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