I hope the archaeology is more accurate than the history: the website is a
bit flaky on the Templars, and seems to confuse the Grandmontines with the
Order of Fontevrault.
Mark Horton wrote:
> Thank you for these supportive comments. In the face of all the
> detractors on this and other websites, perhaps we should point out
> that there is a website that provides the archaeological and
> historical background - which I accurate, cause I wrote it
> clearly the zillions that have been rushing to condemn havn't
> bothered to go there - for example for C14 dating we clearly set out
> both the principles and the process of calibration. To actually
> include a calibration chart on mainstream TV is surely an achievement
> on its own, and we all hoped that the great british public would then
> rush to the website to find out more.
> Its all to do with public education, and to get 6.8 million hooked on
> archaeology is surely in all our interests. And I promise the next
> five are much more soundly based on archaeology. In six weeks time
> this will be a cult show, and even the critics will have changed
> their minds!