As if the epic debunking of the 'ancient Roman sword' wasn't enough, Blockhouse Investigations has learned that yet another piece of "history-rewriting evidence" put forth by former Texas TV personality, J. Hutton Pulitzer, may also not be what he says it is.
This morning a story broke, not in the mainstream media, but characteristicly for Pulitzer in yet another obscure web-based news site, The Epoch Times.
The article by blogger/ reporter, Tara MacIsaac, included photos and drawings of an object that Pulitzer claims to be an 'ancient crossbow bolt' from ancient Rome, found on Oak Island, Nova Scotia. We'll bring you more on the story itself later but for now let's just cut to the chase and deal with the object.
We can now tell you with a high degree of certainty that this object, the next which Pulitzer expects to 'rewrite history' is likely just a common and mundane part of our real history.
Yes folks the object, as a keenly observant Nova Scotia woodsman recently and casually remarked, is a "peavey point." The earth-shattering crossbow shot heard round the world has been muffled by the fact that Pulitzer's projectile may be no more than the removable point, or 'pick' of a hand-tool found in abundance in rural Nova Scotia, even to this day!
Boy is he gonna be "peaved".
Here is the best photo of the object that, to our knowledge, exists.
And here is a photo array of examples of a "peavey" which is a common device used in logging to push, roll and position logs. Take particular note of the removable "points" or "picks" embedded in the end of the device.
We can hear all the woodsmen and farmers go, "Aaaaaaah! Yup."
According to our initial research these points are also found on another common logging device called a 'pick-pole' and in parts of Nova Scotia similarly, a "pike-pole'.
It's late and we want to get cracking with further investigation into this matter.
Be sure to check back with us tomorrow as we develop this story and provide you with the best and most accurate details.
Good night from The Blockhouse.
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