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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.

Monday, 25 January 2016

Somerton Man: More Close Ups of Code

Last Line of Code Page

In the first image we are looking at the sequence MSTG from the last line of the Code Page. In particular you should be able to see letters/numbers in the upright of the M and the lower part of the S

If you allow your eyes to focus on this image you should be able to see numbers running from left to right within the letter G, bear in mind they are around .4 mm in height so quite small. Looking at the other letters, the S and T, you may be able to make out some outlines. 

Hoping to get some better equipment in the next month or two which should give a sharper result.

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