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

TJ (
Fri, 01 Nov 1996 17:21:26 -0800

Jukka Korpela wrote:
> (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.
> I suppose no-one is fool enough to take this kind of scrap seriously,
> but just in case...: If this kind of "news" had any truth in them,
> and especially if they were unquestionable, we would certainly have
> read about them in reputable scientific magazines - which would really
> struggle for the right to publish such revolutionary reports before
> their competitors.
> Yucca
Speaking of human remains...Remember the freeze-dried bronze-age man
found in the Alps a few years back. PBS did a once over lightly special
on him. I assume much of the research has been done, but where can I
find an account of the 'findings' on this guy? Any good books out, or
articles? With near-morbid fascination of the very old, tj