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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.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

The Somerton Man: Torn Piece High Resolution Images

Just time for a very quick post this morning, Below you will see some very high resolution, close-up images of the torn piece and also an image that was titled 'book', not sure which 'book' that might be but it certainly bears a strong resemblance to the fibre make-up of the torn piece itself.



In the image above, pay particular attention to the apparent wear marks to the left of each stroke on each letter. The last letter M is very interesting under examination. With regards to the wear marks, it does seem unusual that they appear to be restricted to the left side strokes, still examining this and other images.