Fake fossils by the hundred: Johann Beringer’s ‘lying-stones’

📄 Print or Save to PDF 📄 2 Column Paul D Taylor (UK) The sorry tale of Johann Beringer has been part of the folklore of palaeontology for almost 200 years. In 1726, Beringer published a book illustrating some extraordinary ‘fossils’ reputedly found in the rocks close to Würzburg in…


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