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The Somerton Man Case. The body of a man found on an Australian beach close to a major Atomic Testing ground, he was probably poisoned, a copy of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and an unbroken Code page found and associated to him. Set against a Cold War background in 1948, was this man a spy? We think so and this blog focuses on the evidence that was left behind and in some cases missed, the Code page, Dry Cleaning numbers, A Poem and a small, torn piece of paper bearing the words TAMAM SHUD.

Thursday, 2 May 2013

More Somerton Man Code Micro Writing Revealed



There has been quite a break in blogging activities due to a number of projects piling up and that really had to be completed. The desk is now almost clear and so here's a post and some images of the Somerton Man Code.

The images were taken over a period of time and show number sets and that had been written directly onto the code page itself. They have been particularly difficult to reveal being extremely small and in what appears to be a light grey colour, possibly a very fine sharpened pencil.

it is important to note that these images have not been modified or altered in any way, they are simply close up images using a macro lens and either directed lighting or daylight.

This first image shows the top of the letter 'B' in the 4th line of the code, if you look carefully you should be able to see a set of numbers written in miniature. Numbers and letters appear in every larger  'letter' of the code.

 

In this image below from the second, so called 'crossed out' line, numbers and letters have been highlighted. If you look carefully at these images you will other instances of micro writings.



The following images are of line 4 and 5 of the code, alongside the letter A there are some numbers and a letter which appear to be in negative. Beneath it and to the leftyou will see the top of the letter T you may make out some micro letters.




There are many more of these images found throughout the code page and within the letters of the code. In the next post we will look at examples of micro writing in the .3 to 5mm height range as per the images above.

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