Re: MOST IMPORTANT FOSSIL (A human skull as old as coal!)

David Weinstein (
Fri, 1 Nov 1996 18:37:11 +0000

In article <5573ab$>, Ed Conrad <>
>The WORLD'S MOST IMPORTANT FOSSIL, unquestionably, is
>a petrified human skull embedded in a boulder which was discovered
>between anthracite veins in Carboniferous strata near Shenandoah, Pa.
>It means man -- in almost our present form but considerably larger --
>had existed on earth multi-million years before the initial emergence
>of the earliest cat-size, monkey-like primate which science texbooks
>have long proclaimed to be our most distant ancestor.
>A color photo of the skull, with one side protruding from the boulder,
>can now be seen in all its intriguing magnificence at
>The photograph is a direct link from
>where photos of other Carboniferous fossils, also found between coal
>veins, can be viewed.
>Meanwhile, another photo -- comparing the petrified human cranium
>in the boulder with a modern human skull -- can be seen at
How in the hell can this be possible? The most advanced life
back then weren't even vertebrates. This is either a very stupid,
pointless hoax, either for advancement or a joke, or else a case of
seriously bad practise of science, with no regard to the proper
scientific method. Surely thios cannot be true.

David Weinstein

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