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6 edition of The Kensington Runestone found in the catalog.

The Kensington Runestone

Approaching a Research Question Holistically

by Alice Beck Kehoe

  • 5 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Waveland Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Social Science,
  • Kensington Rune Stone,
  • History - U.S.,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Archaeology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Inscriptions, Runic,
  • Minnesota,
  • Runes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8751857M
    ISBN 101577663713
    ISBN 109781577663713

    The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America. is the culmination of my seven-year odyssey to understand the origin of a mysterious symbol that first appeared on a highly controversial, century-old artifact called the Kensington Rune Stone. The discovery of the meaning of the Hooked X was stunning, as was the secret history behind it. This paper presents the detailed description of a recent discovery by the author he calls the, “Ritual Code on the Kensington Rune Stone.” The existence of another new code embedded within the inscription was first realized by the author during the lecture portion of the Select Master Degree, the second of three degrees within the “Cryptic Degrees” of York Rite : Scott Wolter.

    The Kensington Runestone A Reappraisal of the Circumstances Under Which the Stone Was Discovered (Book): Landsverk, O. G. BOOK TRAILER UMP blog: The Kensington Rune Stone Legend and the Catholic Church. The Kensington Rune Stone legend (so named for a nearby settlement at that time) is based on an inscribed stone that was unearthed from Swedish immigrant Olof Ohman's farm field in

    Initial lack of appreciation of the significance of Wolter's work did not surprise us, given textbooks' frequent mention of the Kensington Runestone as a classic hoax. Wolter and Nielsen proposed a day-long workshop presentation of their petrographic and linguistic data, along with discussion of historical circumstances of and , the. New book examining the reasons for its popular appeal ""Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America" by David M. Krueger (University of Minnesota Press, October) "Most of what has been written on the Kensington Rune Stone has been preoccupied with questions of authenticity," Krueger writes.


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The Kensington Runestone by Alice Beck Kehoe Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Kensington Runestone Solution Runestone Front Runestone Side Upon submitting the runestone to a handwriting analysis it was determined that the writing had been done by two different persons. The first five rows were done by one person and the last four rows, and side, were done by a second person.

The first tip off is the slant of the work. To many Viking Age historians both professional and amateur, the most mysterious runestone is the “Kensington Runestone”. At first glance, one might believe this refers to Kensington, England. After all, the Vikings did raid and possess much of.

The Kensington Runestone: Approaching a Research Question Holistically by Kehoe, Alice Beck and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Kensington Rune Stone has been the subject of passionate debate over its authenticity since it was discovered in the roots of a tree near Kensington, Minnesota,by Olof Ohman in Through the presentation of compelling new evidence this book answers the many nagging questions that have eluded investigators for over years.

Prior to this book, much of the writing on the Kensington Runestone has been dated, unscientific, and has treated the stone variously as a hoax, UFO-ish mystery, or object for advocacy. But Ms. Kehoe's 87 well-written pages treat the Kensington Runestone as a case study in critical thinking/5(14).

Prior to this book, much of the writing on the Kensington Runestone has been dated, unscientific, and has treated the stone variously as a hoax, UFO-ish mystery, or object for advocacy. But Ms. Kehoe's 87 well-written pages treat the Kensington Runestone as a case study in critical thinking/5.

The Kensington Runestone book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An excellent pedagogy for critical thinking. Ina far /5. Kensington Runestone For those who are not familiar with it, this is a greywacke sandstone stele that weighs pounds.

It was found by the Swedish immigrant farmer, Olof Ohman, while he was clearing his land in the township of Solem, Minnesota, in. Olof Ohman, in tie, and the Kensington Runestone are flanked by armed guards at an exhibition in about Ohman said he found the buried stone on his Minnesota : Henry Erlandson.

The Runestone is prominently displayed in the museum and there is a nice video to watch about its discovery so the Kensington Runestone and the Runestone Museum are one in the same.

Check out the comments on and the if /5(28). The Runestone and the enduring mystery of its origin continues to be the hallmark of the Runestone Museum. This intriguing artifact was discovered inclutched in the roots of an aspen tree on the Olof Öhman farm near Kensington, MN (15 miles southwest of Alexandria).

Politics and Dirt: Lee was controversial. After he left the museum he was hired at Laval. He continued to do fieldwork in Northern Quebec, Ungava, where he t hought he found remnants of Viking settlements, this was a contested viewpoint.

In an article in the Toronto Star Magazine, 3 Marchhe spoke about his career, his finds, and took a few jabs at the University of. Platt Books showing farmhouses and roads near to the Runestone Hill NEW: Topgraphic map of Runestone Hill One of the arguments against the validity of. publishes a book "debunking" the Kensington Runestone.

The book alludes to a scandalous tale on the Gran tape and helps to cement Ohman's reputation as an unscrupulous forger. The BBC films a skeptical Kensington Runestone documentary, which leans heavily on the bogus Gran tape as its source. The Kensington Runestone is a large stone with runes carved in it that some believe it may have been carved by Vikings.

It is 31 inches tall, 16 inches wide, six inches thick and it weighs pounds. The interesting thing about the Kensington Runestone is that it was discovered in : Shelly Barclay.

The Kensington Rune Stone, currently located in the Runestone Museum in Alexandria, Minnesota, is not merely a local curiosity. It has gained world-wide fame since it was allegedly unearthed by a Swedish immigrant farmer named Olof Ohman in near the village of Kensington, Minnesota.

Kehoe mentions that the St. Lawrence/Great Lakes route “would have looked familiar to Scandinavians who had traversed their eastern fur trade route through northern Russia,” and within the concluding paragraph of her wonderful little book, The Kensington Runestone—Approaching a Research Question Holistically, she astutely sums up the.

The Kensington Runestone mentions a larger camp, the death of 10 men, and even more men to discover the dead ones. There’s never been any kind of evidence to corroborate this account. Not 10 graves, not the debris and rubbish generated by a larger group of people traveling across the country, no boats, no items lost off belts or out of : Sara Head.

This week the new Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitors Center opened in Minnesota to tell the story of the Kensington Runestone, the controversial inscribed slab uncovered in the nineteenth century bearing a runic inscription. (The building signage puts a space between “rune” and “stone,” but the park’s website does not.).

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When the Kensington Rune Stone was first discovered, it was quickly labeled a fraud. Critics claimed the founder, Olof Ohman, had carved the rune stone to “prove” Scandinavians had made it to America first, and with perfect timing, just in time for a coming “Christopher Columbus discovered America” celebration by Italian-Americans.This book should be read, taught, and savored.

It is a gem. “This is a very interesting and informative review of both the Kensington Runestone and the process of archaeological (and historical) inquiry.

In true Kehoe style, it is not only well written and organized, but also provocative. Although the artifact has long ago been discounted. Prior to this book, much of the writing on the Kensington Runestone has been dated, unscientific, and has treated the stone variously as a hoax, UFO-ish mystery, or object for advocacy.

But Ms. Kehoe's 87 well-written pages treat the Kensington Runestone as a case study in critical thinking.5/5(5).