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Dr. Christa Brosseau of Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia has issued an Executive Summary of the “chemical testing and analysis” conducted on the supposed “Roman” sword:

”After chemical testing and analysis, the results conclude that this object represents a modern leaded brass with an artificial patina with a likely earliest manufacture date of ~1880 AD. The added layer is a lead oxide putty, applied for an unknown reason...”

From Andy White’s site



Dr. Troglodyte


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Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 2507 warrenb 17-Dec-15 17:55
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 796 Brian Patterson 17-Dec-15 18:46
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 866 gjb 18-Dec-15 12:46
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 822 warrenb 18-Dec-15 15:07
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 536 cogsworthy 06-Feb-16 18:48
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 654 Notinham 18-Dec-15 15:50
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 730 Brian Patterson 18-Dec-15 15:50
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 713 gjb 18-Dec-15 16:18
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 647 Origyptian 07-Jan-16 19:04
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 596 Ulrich 23-Jan-16 18:44
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 477 Ulrich 09-Feb-16 18:58
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 476 carolb 09-Feb-16 19:01
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 453 Ulrich 09-Feb-16 19:19
Floridian Twin or Italian Triplet? 1228 Dr. Troglodyte 18-Dec-15 16:43
Re: Floridian Twin or Italian Triplet? 718 gjb 18-Dec-15 17:04
Ever just wonder WHY -->> 609 stubhead 14-Jan-16 15:17
Re: Floridian Twin or Italian Triplet? 446 Ulrich 23-Jan-16 18:31
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 779 Yourconscience 15-Jan-16 16:01
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 477 Ulrich 23-Jan-16 18:25
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 436 Yourconscience 08-Feb-16 16:47
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 979 AWSX 24-Jan-16 17:01
Dr. Brosseau’s Analysis Summary 586 Dr. Troglodyte 25-Jan-16 23:25
Re: Dr. Brosseau’s Analysis Summary 508 Brian Patterson 26-Jan-16 00:07
Re: Dr. Brosseau’s Analysis Summary 592 Ulrich 26-Jan-16 00:38
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 518 Pete Vanderzwet 09-Feb-16 18:40
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 510 Ulrich 09-Feb-16 19:04
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 416 Dr. Troglodyte 09-Feb-16 19:23
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 502 Ulrich 09-Feb-16 19:28
Re: Oak Island Latest Discovery - Well Preserved Roman Sword 578 Dr. Troglodyte 09-Feb-16 21:14
Swordgate Poster v6.0 389 Dr. Troglodyte 13-Jan-18 00:07


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