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According to Ancient American (No. 68), this "Zodiac Plate" is a grid of fifty-six symbols which are embossed on a 51x13 inch oblong sheet of unoxidized copper alloy. Fell Barry considered this a Paphian script which accompanying the corresponding Zodiac sings. References: Fell, Barry, 1985, Perietal Inscriptions of the Anubis Caves, Epigraphic Society ...


I don't see anything definitive about this. So yes, it appears to be true that there is no consensus on the plates. One likelihood is of course that they are a hoax (sadly, its been known to happen). If they end up being authentic, given where they were found, my conjecture would be that they are the only known exemplars of a proto-Incan writing system ...

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