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Re: Latest on Newport Tower dig

Subject: Re: Latest on Newport Tower dig
From: "Tom McDonald"
Date: 28 Nov 2006 21:32:09 -0800
Newsgroups: sci.archaeology
Eric Stevens wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Nov 2006 02:56:23 GMT, "IE_Json"
> <inger_e.johansson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> >
> >"Eric Stevens" <eric.stevens@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> >news:g7hpm2l79tovlol8k2nthff6ta8mhonr2i@xxxxxxxxxx
> >> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 23:12:03 GMT, "JerryT" <not@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >>
> >> >
> >> >"Eric Stevens" <eric.stevens@xxxxxxxxx> skrev i meddelandet
> >> >news:isbpm29ct840lc5scrq9pejsdfi6ku0rv2@xxxxxxxxxx
> >> >> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 21:03:38 GMT, "IE_Json"
> >> >> <inger_e.johansson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> >
> >> >> >"Eric Stevens" <eric.stevens@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> >> >> >news:kn7pm2l03vse6kciiujsrku89rr8rosbqh@xxxxxxxxxx
> >> >
> >> >snip
> >> >
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> But, if excavation of the mysterious rectangular area should turn up
> >> >> >> norse remains it may go part of the way to explaining the presence
> >of
> >> >> >> a stone bearing runes embedded in the upper levels of the tower.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >Eric,
> >> >> >if you have a good image please tell were to find it. Read about it
> >but
> >> >not
> >> >> >spoken out since I haven't been able to check an image myself.
> >> >> >Of course I could ask to have it done directly on the tower, but I
> >don't
> >> >> >want to if there is an image out somewhere.
> >> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> As far as I know there is not a photograph of this on the web.
> >> >
> >> >Perhaps not the best images, and not the best
> >> >of rune carvings...
> >> >
> >> >http://www.unexplainedearth.com/newport.php
> >
> >One problem with that article is that the letters I have had described
> >doesn't read IHC.... the four letter word is one of the early Christian used
> >in Scandinavia... I do hope for better images none of the one of the site is
> >good enough to valuate no matter which runeletters there or not!
> >/Inger E
> >>
> >> Thank you JT,
> >>
> >> My photographs are of the first series of runes shown on that site.
> >> They were taken by the person who discovered them. I will have to dig
> >> out the whole story to refresh my memory.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >  JT
> >> >
> >> >>However
> >> >> I do have a photocopy of an article describing the finding of the
> >> >> runestone and this has a photograph of the runes. I will send you, and
> >> >> anyone else who asks, copies by email.
> >> >>
> >>
> >> The offer still stands.
> >>
>
> I have sent off a PDF file of what I have to both you and Thomas McD.
> Please let me know if it hasn't turned up by tomorrow.

Thanks Eric. Just got it, and just going to bed. I have some
first-blush opinions, but will wait for a clearer head in the morning.


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