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

Michael D. Painter (
2 Nov 1996 00:00:04 GMT

David Weinstein <> wrote in article
> In article <5573ab$>, Ed Conrad <>
> writes
> >
> >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
> >>
> >
> >
> >l
> >
> >
> 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
> Turnpike evaluation. For information, see

It can't be. Ed is one of the people here who stick by their beliefs under
all circumstances. If you have followed this you would find that he rarely
answers questions and when his evidence is examined by experts he denies
their results.
If you look at the pictures it's pretty amazing, for the most part that
they see anything. One picture did clearly have a human nose sticking out
of the rock, they said it was a leg bone or some such but to me it was a