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
(Re-?) Discovered ancient Troy in Anatolia (Hissarlik, Turkey)
- Champollion, Jean-Francois
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