Cross Purposes, Indeed
Monday November 24th 2008, 3:24 pm
Filed under: Archeology

Remember the Basque “discoveries” from a couple years ago? It seems they were fraudulent. Here’s word from the Guardian.

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Sigh. Too good to be true, as they say.

Comment by Maureen 11.26.08 @ 1:47 pm

Well, the Crucifixion scene did have “R.I.P.” on it, they say. That should’ve raised more eyebrows than it did.

Comment by Kevin P. Edgecomb 11.26.08 @ 3:52 pm

Confession time: you know, Kevin, that RIP was so odd that I thought it a mark of authenticity. It’s something that appears on ancient Latin grave markers. It’s just the sort of thing, misunderstood, that would end up in such a crude, primitive scratching. This is how we acquire the habit of raising our eyebrows.

Comment by Mike Aquilina 11.26.08 @ 4:01 pm

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