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Pseudoarchaeology Timeline

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Hanslune

https://archyfantasies.com/pseudoarchaeology-timeline/

Ever wonder how all the bits and bobs of pseudoarchaeology fit together time wise? Well take a look at this timeline and things start to get a little more clear.

Pseudo Timeline:
I. Mound Builder Myth 1800’s
II. Walam Olum 1830
III. The Skeleton in Armor 1832
IV. Grave Creek Stone 1838
V. Kinderhook plates 1843
VI. Newport Tower ~1848 – Podcast Ep 37
VII. Newark Holy Stones 1860 –
VIII. Calaveras Skull 1866
IX. Cardiff Giant 1869
X. Westford Knight 1873
XI. Davenport Tablets 1877
XII. Atlantis: The Antediluvian World 1882
XIII. Shapira’s Artifacts 1883
XIV. Subterranean City of Moberly, Missouri 1885
XV. Bat Creek Stone 1889
XVI. Michigan Relics 1890
XVII. Kensington Runestone 1898
XVIII. Hackensack Mummy Forgery 1902
XIX. Ulen Sword 1911
XX. Piltdown Man 1912
XXI. Brandenburg stone 1912
XXII. Etruscan terracotta warriors 1915
XXIII. Mississippi State Mummy 1920
XXIV. Heavener Runestone 1923
XXV. Tucson artifacts 1924
XXVI. Mystery Hill/America’s Stonehenge 1930
XXVII. Beardmore Relics 1930
XXVIII. Bourne Stone ~1930
XXIX. Burrows Cave
XXX. Los Luna Decalogue Stone 1933
XXXI. Tecaxic-Calixtlahuaca head 1933
XXXII. Maine Penny 1957
XXXIII. Dighton Rock 1963
XXXIV. Vinland Map ~15cen
XXXV. Acton Stone Chamber ~1967
XXXVI. Solutrean hypothesis 1970
XXXVII. Crack Creek Ogham 1970
XXXVIII. Spirit Pond Stones 1971
XXXIX. Balance Rock, NY 1977
XL. Gungywamp 1979
XLI. Druid Hill 1984
XLII. The Piltdown Chicken 1999
XLIII. Persian Princess 2000
XLIV. Basque Calvary of Iruña-Veleia 2006

I found this interesting as I had missed a few of these like Gungywamp and the Basque Calvary

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Sir Wearer of Hats

I think The Kingdom Of Prester John might pre-date the Mound Builders

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Carnoferox

I'm assuming by "the Piltdown chicken" it means "Archaeoraptor", which wouldn't be pseudoarchaeology but rather paleontology.

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jaylemurph
20 minutes ago, Sir Wearer of Hats said:

I think The Kingdom Of Prester John might pre-date the Mound Builders

Yeah, it was a thing by the time of the First Crusade (c. 1100). A letter — and there were several over a few centuries — claiming to be from him was circulating in Edward III’s time a few centuries later. 

—Jaylemurph 

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Unfortunately
1 hour ago, Carnoferox said:

I'm assuming by "the Piltdown chicken" it means "Archaeoraptor", which wouldn't be pseudoarchaeology but rather paleontology.

Agreed, the Archaeoraptor is a confirmed hoax within paleontology, not pseudoarchaeology. ^_^

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BorizBadinov

That's a fun list. I don't think I have heard of half of these. 

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Piney
6 hours ago, Hanslune said:

II. Walam Olum 1830

This wasn't debunked until the late 90s and there are still hammerheads in Turtle Town and Morvaviantown that will argue it's real. One of the reasons I'm on "the outs" is my issues with that whole "Grandfather Tribe" manure. 

6 hours ago, Hanslune said:

I. Mound Builder Myth 1800’s

A.R.E and  the Mormons still promote it, but I haven't heard any peepage from Frank Collin or the "Burlington Goat Factory"

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Harte

The list seems incomplete without flash frozen mammoths and the Anunnaki.

Harte

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Hanslune
Just now, Harte said:

The list seems incomplete without flash frozen mammoths and the Anunnaki.

Harte

Yeah it has some notable items missing. The fellow making it did say it was not finished we might be able to influence him then...

 

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BorizBadinov

Cant leave out the good ol  1909 Arizona Star Gazette Grand Canyon article. :( One of my favorites. 

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Kenemet
1 hour ago, Hanslune said:

Yeah it has some notable items missing. The fellow making it did say it was not finished we might be able to influence him then...

 

We should improve on it... make it our own (I wonder if the board would be agreeable to pinning such a list somewhere)

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Piney
8 minutes ago, Kenemet said:

We should improve on it... make it our own (I wonder if the board would be agreeable to pinning such a list somewhere)

The followers of Grahamcracker Hamkook will keep that sucker growing for a long time. :yes:

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Hanslune
59 minutes ago, Piney said:

The followers of Grahamcracker Hamkook will keep that sucker growing for a long time. :yes:

His belief in the Piri Reis map in his early books, while not archaeology, still cracks me up. As all you have to do is read the margin notes on it and it tells you everything you need to know about it and where it came from...sheesh

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Piney
20 minutes ago, Hanslune said:

His belief in the Piri Reis map in his early books, while not archaeology, still cracks me up. As all you have to do is read the margin notes on it and it tells you everything you need to know about it and where it came from...sheesh

That's the funniest part. They are that lazy.

I had one of his followers ask me if I used Google Earth to find the debris field from the Toms River event. :lol:

I said no, I was sifting a lot of sand all over South Jersey. 

Which brings me to another crackup. They only make theories about craters they can see........on Google Earth.

Then you have those idiot Carolina Bay theorists. Sorry I poked them from New Jersey to Georgia looking for Clovisy thingies. They are nothing but thermokarst basins.

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Essan

 

1 hour ago, BorizBadinov said:

Cant leave out the good ol  1909 Arizona Star Gazette Grand Canyon article. :( One of my favorites. 


Was about to say the same :tu:


https://history.howstuffworks.com/history-vs-myth/lost-civilization-in-grand-canyon-was-egyptian.htm

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Hanslune
Posted (edited)

That one's a classic but of course it is all based on written claims and no actual archaeology involved.

What about the on going Oak Island hoax?

Oh and I think the Maine penny MIGHT be real but then that is just an opinion

I'll be really busy this week but when I have time I will look thru my old friend Corliss' books.

 

Going thru that list and making additions would certainly be more interesting than arguing over how many of Plato's words about Atlantis are real, how many are fake, and how many Orichalcum plated spirits could prance on the edge of an Atlantean sword.

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cormac mac airt
6 minutes ago, Hanslune said:

That one's a classic but of course it is all based on written claims and no actual archaeology involved.

What about the on going Oak Island hoax?

Oh and I think the Maine penny MIGHT be real but then that is just an opinion

I'll be really busy this week but when I have time I will look thru my old friend Corliss' books.

 

Going thru that list and making additions would certainly be more interesting than arguing over how many of Plato's words about Atlantis are real, how many are fake, and how many Orichalcum plated spirits could prance on the edge of an Atlantean sword.

The faked helicopter, tank and airplane from the Temple of Seti 1 as well as the alleged Irish Ogham script of Southern West Virginia should be added to the list IMO. 

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Piney
4 minutes ago, cormac mac airt said:

 alleged Irish Ogham script of Southern West Virginia

You mean the sharpening stone for making needles and awls? 

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Piney
17 minutes ago, Hanslune said:

Oh and I think the Maine penny MIGHT be real but then that is just an opinion

I actually think that too. As with @Doug1o29

Hey Doug! Maybe you should join this thread! 

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cormac mac airt
4 minutes ago, Piney said:

You mean the sharpening stone for making needles and awls? 

:tsu:

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Sir Wearer of Hats
2 hours ago, BorizBadinov said:

Cant leave out the good ol  1909 Arizona Star Gazette Grand Canyon article. :( One of my favorites. 

Was that the Templar treasure one? That the Smithsonian supposedly descended on and took everything from?

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Oniomancer

You could pretty much go through Cremo and Fell ticking things off.

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Harte
5 hours ago, Hanslune said:

Yeah it has some notable items missing. The fellow making it did say it was not finished we might be able to influence him then...

 

Hard to understand.

After all, the fringe hasn't had a new idea in 50 years.

Harte

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Harte
3 hours ago, Piney said:

The followers of Grahamcracker Hamkook will keep that sucker growing for a long time. :yes:

Only if he has to footnote Hancock's recycling of old ideas.

Harte

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Harte
1 hour ago, Sir Wearer of Hats said:

Was that the Templar treasure one? That the Smithsonian supposedly descended on and took everything from?

No.

Egyptians in the Grand Canyon.

Harte

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