"Doug Weller" <dweller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> skrev i meddelandet
> On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 21:18:06 GMT, in sci.archaeology, IE_Johansson wrote:
> >if you go back five years I sent you two photos,
> >one of the Minnesota firesteel and one of the Aaland firesteel. I also
> >in an other mail an url and some other ref for the Aaland firesteel.
> Yes, but I want more specific information on the Minnesota one - who found
> it, in what context, who examined it, the usual stuff.
One of them, I don't remember if it's the one in the Museum or if it's the
one in private archieve I sent you. I know of two alike found in Minnesota.
One of them was found together with Medieval type of Scandinavian fishing
hooks and one of the green glass beads we been discussing many times over
during the years. That one was found during excavation close to a
cave(rather more a type of shield). I don't have all details for the other
One of the axes, I will present some information of the specific
usage-periods in my article, is more interesting than the other ones.
> >Inger E
> >"Doug Weller" <dweller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> skrev i meddelandet
> >> On Sat, 12 Nov 2005 11:18:47 GMT, in sci.archaeology, IE_Johansson
> >> [SNIP]
> >> >
> >> >"The waterway also contains possible signs of Viking presence. At
> >> >Lake in Becker County, Minnesota there are three boulders with
> >> >holes similar to those used for mooring boats along the coast of
> >> >the 14th century. Holand found other triangular holes in rocks near
> >> >the stone was found. A 14th century Scandinavian firesteel was found
> >> >the Cormorant Lake and Kensington, where the Runestone was found."
> >> >http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kensington_runestone
> >> And the next sentences are:
> >> "Other Viking artifacts dating from the 14th century have turned up in
> >> Minnesota but apparently none were recovered under controlled
> >> archaeological conditions and it has been impossible to eliminate the
> >> possibility they were brought by Europeans centuries later. Similarly,
> >> dating of any Viking-like mooring holes cut into rocks in the region
> >> been elusive."
> >> Can anyone provide any details about the alleged Minnesota firesteel?
> >> Inger has written that it was "The fishing hooks and firesteel
> >> found close to the Twin Cities in a cave during excavation in 'cor'
> >> distance from the findingplace of KRS are only a few of a hugh amount
> >> supressed artifacts in Minnesota alone. "
> >> But I cannot find any useful reference to this alleged firesteel. I
> >> find the source of it, anything about the archaeologists she says
> >> at it, nada. Can anyone else help please?
> >> Thanks
> >> Doug
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