Re: Phaistos disk forgery?

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Fri Jun 27 2008 - 21:12:58 CDT

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    On 6/27/2008 5:08 PM, William J Poser wrote:
    > Publishing in your own journal is indeed suspicious.
    > Also, a news summary that seems to be based on the article
    > indicates that Eisenberg does not have anything like a
    > thermoluminescence date.
    Publicity stunt:

    Note the conference announcement. Also note the choice of language:
    "master forger". Since there are no accredited educational venues for
    forgers, nor independent professional ranking of same, such labels
    convey rather less solid information than implied, and have an
    unfortunate ring of artifices such as "master criminals" found in more
    lurid specimen of fiction.

    Actually, the disc is more likely to contain traveling instructions to


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