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Crystal skulls found to be fakes


Posted on Friday, 11 July, 2008 | Comment icon 18 comments


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"About this for the next instalment of the Indy franchise: "Indiana Jones and the Dodgy Antiques Dealer"? Less than three months after the Quai Branly Museum in Paris discovered that a crystal skull once proclaimed as a mystical Aztec masterpiece was a fake, it is now the turn of the British Museum and the Smithsonian Institution to find they were victims of skull-duggery."

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Comment icon #9 Posted by Cradle of Fish on 11 July, 2008, 18:59
As usual, something fantastic that would cause others to believe and admit in the impossible, otherworldly or otherwise, strange, is 'disproven' so no one has to break down and drop their skeptical attitudes. not very surprising. Skepticism is good because if there is anything otherworldly out there it should stand up to actual scrutiny, which these didn't.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Blueguardian on 12 July, 2008, 9:06
They arn't made out of crystal? .
Comment icon #11 Posted by Samael on 12 July, 2008, 9:21
Well, HA to the British Museum and Smithsonian Institution. Shouldn't it have been obvious ages ago that ancient civilisations couldn't make something like that?
Comment icon #12 Posted by Azatarai on 15 July, 2008, 19:09
I Still think that the Mitchell Hodges Crystal Skull is real...
Comment icon #13 Posted by MaggieDruydess on 15 July, 2008, 19:14
Mine isn't old but it's made of Rose Quartz and I still like it. I have a dozen others as well that are smaller and made from various stones; Sodalite, Onyx, Smokey and Clear Quartz, Tigers Eye etc. I do think it is possible the Mitchel Hedges skull is very old but with it being tested such will never be proven.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Pax Unum on 15 July, 2008, 20:02
I Still think that the Mitchell Hodges Crystal Skull is real... well, it's made of real crystal...
Comment icon #15 Posted by Incorrigible1 on 15 July, 2008, 23:39
well, it's made of real crystal... And was made by real people........
Comment icon #16 Posted by Paracelse on 16 July, 2008, 0:07
Well, HA to the British Museum and Smithsonian Institution. Shouldn't it have been obvious ages ago that ancient civilisations couldn't make something like that? Actually the pre-dynastic Egyptian were able to drill marble with tools that didn't exist until the 19th century and are considered as fake also, except they were dated to be 5000 years old, but science do those things, just like the Baghdad batteries were considered as cult object, because no one could create electricity 2000 years ago....
Comment icon #17 Posted by FlyingTurtle on 19 July, 2008, 3:21
I hated that they were fake I believed so bad in them! But not like NA or something anyway I couldnt wait to the minute when the 13 were found and something cool happened suddenly They were so cool!


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