The British Museum, however, rejected the offer, asserting that the map was forged. Since then, a new study has emerged every few years deeming the map to be a fake: the British Museum in 1967, Yale itself in 1973, the University of California Davis in the 1980s, British researchers in 2002, and several more reports in the 21st century.
Yale releases new study proving — again — that the so-called oldest map of America is a fake - Yale Daily News
It’s funny, I really hadn’t heard about all the other proofs of its fake-itude before now.
Here’s an old thread with some recent discussion when the news broke last month.
Bah - I saw how old it was and missed the bump. I’ll report mine for closure. Thanks for pointing that out.