Vinland Map Forgery Debate Continues

Daily Press: Michael Henchman, a professor at Brandeis University, believes the Vinland Map to be a forgery. The Vinland Map, purported to be a 15th century depiction of the coast of North America, is one of the great treasures of American cartographers. But is it genuine? Brandeis University professor Michael Henchman doesn't think so. In a lecture at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, VA, Henchman will discuss his theories including chemical analysis of the ink as well as historical clues.

"It's worth nothing," says Henchman.

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