On Sat, 27 Aug 2005 10:55:13 +1200, in sci.archaeology, Eric Stevens
>On Fri, 26 Aug 2005 21:37:04 GMT, "ie" <I_e,johansson@xxxxxxxxx>
>>Neither of you seem to be able to comprehend but I have provided the ref for
>>the report, I have provided the name of the two Laboratories involved in
>>testing, I have provided the names. You missed that, as well as you missed
>>what work you could check those my refs in.
>>It's not my problem that you missed to read what I have written. Nor is it
>>my problem that you haven't gone for the ref in the work.
>Is this the refrence to the establishing by the Batelle Institute
>among others that a number of pre-Columbian copper artifacts were cast
>rather than merely formed by hammering?
I think Batelle was involved. As I had guessed, she's referring to Mallery
and his iron nails.
Google on "American Colonial Iron Nails" - you wrote a lot about this. But
the bottom line seems to be that any metallurgy reports that were made
about Mallery's nails are missing. And thus the word 'confirmed' is not
applicable here with out the adjective 'allegedly'. And modern scientists
would certainly want to see the reports before agreeing with their
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