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Re: Interesting article about Viking navigation and "Sunstones"

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  • Geirfold
    IIRC there wee at least three found in various Viking Graves. One or two in Birka, and I think the Oseberg and/or Gokstad burials. I d have to do some
    Message 1 of 8 , Nov 4, 2011
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      IIRC there wee at least three found in various Viking Graves. One or two in Birka, and I think the Oseberg and/or Gokstad burials. I'd have to do some research to find the exact ones.

      Geierfold

      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, leaking pen <itsatrap@...> wrote:
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      > My understanding is that no such stone had yet been found with a wreck,
      > no?
      >
      > On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 6:48 AM, Geirfold <hammered_shamrock@...>wrote:
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      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Nothing like doing a study on something that was proven 40 years ago. I
      > > have several books on Viking Age history that were printed in the 60's and
      > > 70's that already gave that information.
      > >
      > > However, please do not take this as a disparagement to your haveing posted
      > > the link and story.
      > >
      > > Geirfold
      > >
      > > --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, leaking pen <itsatrap@> wrote:
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      > > >
      > > http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8862471/Magical-Viking-stone-may-be-real.html
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
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    • Geirfold
      Ok, so next time I make sure the cat is not in my lap when typing.
      Message 2 of 8 , Nov 4, 2011
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        Ok, so next time I make sure the cat is not in my lap when typing.

        --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, "Geirfold" <hammered_shamrock@...> wrote:
        >
        > IIRC there wee at least three found in various Viking Graves. One or two in Birka, and I think the Oseberg and/or Gokstad burials. I'd have to do some research to find the exact ones.
        >
        > Geierfold
        >
        > --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, leaking pen <itsatrap@> wrote:
        > >
        > > My understanding is that no such stone had yet been found with a wreck,
        > > no?
        > >
        > > On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 6:48 AM, Geirfold <hammered_shamrock@>wrote:
        > >
        > > > **
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Nothing like doing a study on something that was proven 40 years ago. I
        > > > have several books on Viking Age history that were printed in the 60's and
        > > > 70's that already gave that information.
        > > >
        > > > However, please do not take this as a disparagement to your haveing posted
        > > > the link and story.
        > > >
        > > > Geirfold
        > > >
        > > > --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, leaking pen <itsatrap@> wrote:
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/8862471/Magical-Viking-stone-may-be-real.html
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
        >
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