Originally posted by Blaine91555
reply to post by Whiteone
That looks like a piece of an old head gasket. The color and brittleness are correct. The markings were probably etched in after the fact. That may be why nobody is interested?
Originally posted by Majorion
Well, although I do find this subject intriguing, but the metal sort of looks rusted, and I would imagine an exotic extraterrestrial metal to be a bit more withstanding to be honest, and the symbols do not match those from Roswell IMHO, look;
[edit on 18/3/09 by Majorion]
Originally posted by TurkeyBurgers
What type of metal are the markings on? Has the owner made any attempt to have it identified by professionals or attempted to take any radiation readings from it?
Are you saying the metal is strange because it has unknown hieroglyphics on there? Or are you saying that this metal is a new type of metal?
Originally posted by Whiteone
I wrote to a Linguistics specialist, Simon Ager and he said it looked Chinese to him. So I thought maybe it came from Chinese immigrants that came over between 1849 and 1882 because of the California Gold rush. But a quick study of their writing didn’t look like these symbols.
This is a picture of early Chinese writing:
I hadn't known about the symbols described from Roswell before...thanks for that. Has anyone tried to decode them denote a pattern or language of any sort? Did multiple witnesses report similar symbols?