The discovery was considered revolutionary at the time, and El Pais was thought to show the first written example of the Basque language 800 years before the previous examples.
According to the newspaper, experts of philology and ancient history questioned the appearance of Latin words with more modern features, such as the use of the letter J in Latin, instead of “Iupiter” or “Octavian Augustus” in Jupiter. To Emperor Augustus.
At first, Gil and his team defended their controversial findings from the “great excitement” they caused.
In a statement seen in an inactive archived version of the excavation team’s website, Gil and his team said, “A voluminous set of graffiti – inscriptions and engraved graffiti in various media – is an extraordinary character from the represented texts and themes.”
In February, Gil continued his innocence in statements to the press.
On Wednesday, a court president in Vitoria-Gasteiz convicted Gil for fraud and fraud and sentenced him to two years, three months and 23 days in prison.