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Big Bend Tablet

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Offline dprather

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Re: Big Bend Tablet
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2019, 11:23:02 PM »
The first flag is that it is a bronze age European script on a friable clay tablet. No similar script or tablet has ever been observed in the region making it an outlier,... a distant outlier. The fact that it conveniently crumbled before being professionally documented is another flag. It's location was also conveniently not recorded. All in all there is as much proof it did exist as it didn't.

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Re: Big Bend Tablet
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2019, 04:20:17 PM »
The first flag is that it is a bronze age European script on a friable clay tablet. No similar script or tablet has ever been observed in the region making it an outlier,... a distant outlier. The fact that it conveniently crumbled before being professionally documented is another flag. It's location was also conveniently not recorded. All in all there is as much proof it did exist as it didn't.

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If I was going to explain why I think it's 100% bs I would say this  :icon_smile:

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Re: Big Bend Tablet
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2019, 07:15:36 PM »
 Aliens? 

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Re: Big Bend Tablet
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2019, 07:11:35 AM »
I have not been a regular here for some time as it seems that the world around has been filled with doubt and criticism, which I first saw here long ago, but I had to add that in my new venture of actually going to the place regularly rather than just pining away at it here in front of a screen, I've met the most interesting long term residents of the area who did and who did not work in come capacity throughout the park documenting a myriad of creatures and features.

I've also heard of and become privy to the tablet. The rendition I was told about this artifact was that it took some kids playing near the springs, albeit in a direction I had not expected. The kids discovered the place in which the tablet was stored. In short, it is not the only artifact that has "gone dark" throughout time with regard to ancient text, aside from the modernized texts we typically accept now as good and wholesome for our country such as law and standardized religion marching towards building a wall through these areas we and prior generations held sacred when we were true stewards of the land making monetary decisions that benefitted everyone starting at the community level itself.
Get busy living, or get busy dying.

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Re: Big Bend Tablet
« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2019, 08:59:46 AM »
The first flag is that it is a bronze age European script on a friable clay tablet. No similar script or tablet has ever been observed in the region ... It's location was also conveniently not recorded.

Donald Uzzell was not the only person to see the rock crevice.  "Stray Tales of the Big Bend" describes how Uzzell returned to the site where he allegedly found the Big Bend Tablet in 1970.  He was accompanied by a group including Fort Worth writer Bernice McGee who inspected and measured the rock crevice where the tablet fragments allegedly lay for 1600 years.

Another member of the group was Miriam Lowrance of Sul Ross State University.  She led the group to a rock etching that seemed out of character with the typical petroglyphs of the area.  One symbol in the petroglyph was a double backed axe that, according to Bernice McGee, resembled a symbol of a Roman deity associated with Ahura-Mazda.  McGee included a picture of this petroglyph in her article "Mystery of the Big Bend Tablet", published in True West magazine, July/August 1972.

Ro Wauer, who was chief naturalist of Big Bend National Park at the time, was part of the 1970 expedition to the rock crevice as well.  He subsequently set up a file on the Big Bend Tablet at park headquarters.

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Re: Big Bend Tablet
« Reply #20 on: June 08, 2019, 12:33:05 PM »
"Ye who doubt"
"Know my power"
"the skull sees all"
"every hour"
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Not all those who wander are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien

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Re: Big Bend Tablet
« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2019, 01:31:36 PM »
"Ye who doubt"
"Know my power"
"the skull sees all"
"every hour"
 :icon_smile:




That's probably the guy that made the Play-doh tablet

 


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