From page 51, 4th paragraph from bottom:
"Schleimann [sic] and Champollion were amateurs," I said growing somewhat testy. "So were Towerman and Crane...."

- Schliemann, Heinrich
(1822-1890)
German Arachaeologist
(Re-?) Discovered ancient Troy in Anatolia (Hissarlik, Turkey)

- Champollion, Jean-Francois
(1790-1832)
French Egyptologist
Translated the Rosetta Stone

- "Towerman and Crane"
("Further study is required")
Probably names made up by the author.

From: A Talent for War
By: Jack McDevitt
Copyright 1989

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