> Martin Stower wrote:
> > Hello Kevin,
> > I started looking into this question in 1994. It’s always
> > possible that I missed something. What have I missed?
> > M.
> Well Martin,
> Well, in reference to my point of support, here are some casual
> links to people asking the same question. For academic
> arguments try JStore or other databases that would index a lot
> of the peer reviewed archeological journals and publications.
On Rick Richards:
Jason Colavito shares my view of the question and quotes me on the page referenced.
The old posts on science-bbs.com (actually from the Usenet newsgroup sci.archaeology): I’m the one listed as “Cafe Intenr”.
Look at this one:
Who do you think “M. Stow” is?
Thanks for these reminders of how I was approaching the question then.
> As to the other part of my point one only needs to Google early
> twentieth century scientific and archeological hoaxes. You’ll
> find a large number around the same time period. So it’s not a
> stretch to turn a skeptical eye on Howard Vyse or any
> researcher from that time period, especially one from an
> emerging discipline like archeology.
Howard Vyse was operating in 1837, not early twentieth century, but whatever the timing, the question is, do the allegations stand up? Having looked into them, I say no.