Barry Fell often went boldly where other researchers feared to tread

He customarily took extreme positions on these issues, but some of them seem quite valid nevertheless

articles by Yuri Kuchinsky and others posted in sci.archaeology

These discussions about Barry Fell took place in late 1997. Yes, Barry was quite a character, a man of almost mythic proportions. His tireless dedication to his work was legendary. He often created big waves of publicity for himself and his work, and he inspired thousands of people to follow in his path, some of whom believed in him almost as if he was a guru of some sort. Perhaps one may say that his ego was quite proportionate to his undoubtable talents... And he was quite capable of cutting a few corners here and there in his research if he was "sure as sure can be" that he had The Answer to yet another obscure problem of ancient history.

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