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Robert Jameson Wrote:
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> ... I have not got time to read all the
> references you put up. Yet I am familiar with the
> countless debunking articles of just about every
> OOPArt that has ever seen the light of day.
>
> My position is this – yes it is likely there are
> many hoaxes and false claims. And for researchers
> such as myself it is impossible to know who are
> the hoaxers and who is telling the truth.

The possibility will surely only be further reduced if you don't actually have time to research the subject area that you're purportedly researching.

The Dorchester Pot: turns out to be part of a hookah.

The London Hammer:
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The stone is real, and it looks impressive to someone unfamiliar with geological processes. How could a modern artefact be stuck in Ordovician rock? The answer is that the concretion itself is not Ordovician. Minerals in solution can harden around an intrusive object dropped in a crack or simply left on the ground if the source rock (in this case, reportedly Ordovician) is chemically soluble (Cole, 1985)

As EyeofHorus says:

It seems that the science behind the sensational claim clarifies the hammer encased in a limey concretion:

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Kuban, Glen J. (14 July 2006). "The London Hammer: An Alleged Out-of-Place Artifact. An iron and wooden hammer, sometimes called the "London Artifact" or "London Hammer," found by local hikers in a creek bed near London, Texas in 1936, has been promoted by Carl Baugh and other strict creationists as an out-of-place artifact. They maintain that the hammer, which was partially embedded in a small, limy rock concretion, originated in a Cretaceous rock formation (or an Ordovician or Silurian one, depending on the account), thus contradicting the standard geologic timetable.

However, the hammer was not documented in situ, and has not been reliably associated with any specific host formation. Other relatively recent implements have been found encased in by similar nodules, and can form within centuries or even decades under proper conditions (Stromberg, 2004). The hammer in question was probably dropped or discarded by a local miner or craftsman within the last few hundred years, after which dissolved limy sediment hardened into a nodule around it. Although a brief rebuttal to Baugh's hammer claims was made by Cole (1985), Baugh and a few other creationists continue to promote it. This review provides further analysis of the hammer and creationist claims about it.

(Full links in my earlier post).

> However it seems to me there are far too many
> unexplained ancient buildings and artefacts to
> dismiss them all as hoaxes. And many of the claims
> for OOPArts that are millions of years old seem
> credible; (i.e. Table Mountain in California). So
> even if one of these claims is correct then
> history as we know it needs to be re-written.

The Table Mountain mortar and pestle:
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http://www.badarchaeology.com/out-of-place-artefacts/very-ancient-artefacts/a-mortar-and-pestle-from-tuolomne/
The objects – if genuinely found inside the mine – were identical to those of recent date found outside it; this argues strongly in favour of their recent manufacture (‘recent’ in this context meaning in the past ten thousand years or so!). The use of a rock found higher up the mountain to maufacture these objects shows that it must have existed before the artefacts; if they were really buried beneath it, they must have been introduced by some means, such as tunnelling.
See also: The Coso Artifact, that turns out to be:
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a 1920s-era Champion spark plug that likely powered a Ford Model T or Model A engine, modified to possibly serve mining operations in the Coso mountain range of California



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10-Feb-20 13:28 by Merrell.

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Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 1229 Robert Jameson 06-Feb-20 06:21
Re: Ancient buildings and atefacts - a possible explanation 279 Merrell 06-Feb-20 09:03
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 246 Robert Jameson 07-Feb-20 00:53
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 224 Merrell 07-Feb-20 08:33
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 238 Robert Jameson 07-Feb-20 08:50
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 191 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 19:15
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 197 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 19:39
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 183 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 21:01
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 185 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 21:24
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 187 Warwick 09-Feb-20 21:38
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 22:58
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 01:54
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Open mind 10-Feb-20 16:52
Special skills?? 178 Warwick 10-Feb-20 16:59
Re: Special skills?? 186 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 18:53
Re: Special skills?? 173 Warwick 10-Feb-20 19:01
Re: Special skills?? 188 Susan Doris 16-Feb-20 14:24
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 176 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 18:47
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Warwick 10-Feb-20 18:57
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 19:09
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 168 Warwick 10-Feb-20 19:15
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Open mind 11-Feb-20 00:23
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 176 cladking 10-Feb-20 21:14
Trolls 179 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 21:46
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 01:18
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 179 Open mind 11-Feb-20 01:39
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 203 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 01:55
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 169 Open mind 11-Feb-20 02:19
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 178 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 15:06
I"m trolling - Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 182 Open mind 11-Feb-20 15:21
Re: I"m trolling - Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 185 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 16:47
condensed learning OT 174 Warwick 11-Feb-20 17:52
Re: condensed learning OT 168 Open mind 11-Feb-20 18:59
Re: condensed learning OT 168 Warwick 11-Feb-20 19:01
Re: condensed learning OT 167 Open mind 11-Feb-20 19:11
Re: condensed learning OT 167 Warwick 11-Feb-20 19:15
Re: condensed learning OT 163 Open mind 11-Feb-20 19:20
Re: condensed learning OT 164 Warwick 11-Feb-20 19:24
Re: condensed learning OT 168 Open mind 11-Feb-20 19:27
I know, I know! 167 Warwick 13-Feb-20 17:31
Re: I"m trolling - Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 163 Open mind 11-Feb-20 18:49
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 171 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 02:58
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Warwick 11-Feb-20 03:52
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 05:23
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 166 Warwick 11-Feb-20 17:46
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 165 Open mind 11-Feb-20 19:04
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 165 Warwick 11-Feb-20 19:12
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 177 Open mind 10-Feb-20 04:04
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 12:09
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 173 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 12:28
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 182 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 12:45
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 13:21
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 184 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 14:38
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 170 cladking 10-Feb-20 14:34
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 163 Warwick 10-Feb-20 17:07
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 165 cladking 10-Feb-20 21:08
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 158 Warwick 11-Feb-20 04:44
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 189 Martin Stower 09-Feb-20 17:27
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 178 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 19:06
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 182 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 19:31
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 179 Warwick 09-Feb-20 19:49
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 191 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 12:32
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 168 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 13:18
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 178 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 14:40
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Merrell 10-Feb-20 15:29
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 165 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 14:24
Sand dunes can communicate with each other 182 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 02:08
Re: Sand dunes can communicate with each other 184 cladking 09-Feb-20 02:47
Re: Sand dunes can communicate with each other 181 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 03:21
Re: Sand dunes can communicate with each other 174 cladking 09-Feb-20 15:04
Re: Sand dunes can communicate with each other 180 cladking 09-Feb-20 15:22
Re: Sand dunes can communicate with each other 166 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 21:18
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 183 cladking 09-Feb-20 16:06
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 167 cladking 09-Feb-20 17:14
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 20:11
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 169 Warwick 09-Feb-20 19:39
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 179 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 20:06
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 169 cladking 09-Feb-20 20:11
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 175 Hanslune 09-Feb-20 21:03
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 170 Warwick 09-Feb-20 21:18
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 22:31
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 176 cladking 09-Feb-20 23:06
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 00:56
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 167 Warwick 10-Feb-20 05:53
The cardiovascular system 168 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 07:22
Re: The cardiovascular system 170 Warwick 10-Feb-20 07:31
Re: The cardiovascular system 180 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 08:03
Re: The cardiovascular system 162 Warwick 12-Feb-20 18:13
The heart 163 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 01:45
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 172 Robert Jameson 09-Feb-20 22:03
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 174 Warwick 09-Feb-20 22:16
Re: Ancient buildings and artefacts - a possible explanation 193 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 13:09
Unfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 189 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 13:51
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 180 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 14:17
Re: Unfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 180 Robert Jameson 10-Feb-20 19:01
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 181 Warwick 10-Feb-20 19:06
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 180 Martin Stower 10-Feb-20 20:03
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 169 Open mind 11-Feb-20 00:52
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 181 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 01:19
Re: Unfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 186 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 01:27
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 175 Open mind 11-Feb-20 01:36
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 173 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 01:39
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 183 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 01:58
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 189 Rebecca Bradley 11-Feb-20 08:00
Back to the heart 187 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 08:57
Re: Back to the heart 172 Warwick 11-Feb-20 17:16
Re: Back to the heart 179 Rebecca Bradley 11-Feb-20 18:20
Re: Back to the heart 175 Warwick 11-Feb-20 18:28
Re: Back to the heart 167 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 18:47
Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 191 Corpuscles 11-Feb-20 20:11
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 184 Open mind 11-Feb-20 20:47
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 173 Rebecca Bradley 11-Feb-20 22:23
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 176 Merrell 11-Feb-20 22:31
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 177 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 23:21
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 184 Rebecca Bradley 12-Feb-20 00:06
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 176 Merrell 12-Feb-20 09:22
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 172 Martin Stower 12-Feb-20 15:57
Meanwhile in Southern Ontario O/T 170 Warwick 12-Feb-20 18:01
Re: Meanwhile in Southern Ontario O/T 181 Martin Stower 12-Feb-20 22:38
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 173 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 21:49
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 163 Warwick 13-Feb-20 17:25
Re: Seriously? (OM do not bother reading) 167 Robert Jameson 13-Feb-20 21:18
Off my rocker! 184 Robert Jameson 11-Feb-20 23:00
Re: Off my rocker! 191 Corpuscles 11-Feb-20 23:34
Re: Off my rocker! 179 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 00:44
Re: Off my rocker! 187 Martin Stower 12-Feb-20 12:09
Re: Back to the heart 169 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 01:36
Re: Back to the heart 176 Rebecca Bradley 12-Feb-20 07:54
Re: Back to the heart 174 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 10:37
Re: Back to the heart 170 Rebecca Bradley 12-Feb-20 15:34
Re: Back to the heart, sort of O/T 162 Warwick 12-Feb-20 18:20
Re: Back to the heart 163 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 20:58
Re: Back to the heart 164 Rebecca Bradley 12-Feb-20 22:19
Re: Back to the heart 189 Robert Jameson 31-Mar-20 05:20
Re: Back to the heart makes you think ! 124 Glass Jigsaw 09-Apr-20 12:32
Re: Back to the heart 149 Robert Jameson 09-Apr-20 04:21
Bird migration and Zero-point energy 148 Robert Jameson 13-Apr-20 12:45
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 195 Martin Stower 11-Feb-20 14:52
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 163 Robert Jameson 12-Feb-20 05:35
Re: Unbfinished Obelisk - Aswan Quarries - Egypt 156 Open mind 11-Feb-20 15:07
veering into construction logistic and thence back to topic. 162 Warwick 11-Feb-20 17:24
I'll try again 178 Warwick 10-Feb-20 19:27
Mod Note > Topic Moved 150 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Feb-20 15:56
The Many Worlds Theory 178 Robert Jameson 13-Mar-20 04:09
They've ganged up on you 152 drrayeye 14-Mar-20 21:23
Re: They've ganged up on you 148 Robert Jameson 14-Mar-20 21:48
Really great quote! 148 drrayeye 14-Mar-20 22:45
Niels Bohr quotes 138 Robert Jameson 15-Mar-20 11:14
Re: They've ganged up on you 154 Glass Jigsaw 14-Mar-20 23:53
Re: They've ganged up on you 148 Robert Jameson 15-Mar-20 11:10
A Brass Bell Discovered in Virginia Coal 147 Robert Jameson 20-Mar-20 22:47
Ancestor of all animals identified in Australian fossils 135 Robert Jameson 26-Mar-20 12:31
Do we live in a coherent universe? 182 Robert Jameson 11-Apr-20 11:10
Deos the Double Slit Experiment explain OOPArts 135 Robert Jameson 16-Apr-20 03:42
An implausible explanation 237 eyeofhorus33 16-Apr-20 11:07


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