Evil White Man Hoax ?

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Evil White Man Hoax ?

Post by uniface » Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:36 pm

Memphis Aug, 13, 2014 A group of volunteers cleaning up the shores of the Mississippi river near the biggest city in Tennessee, have stumbled upon the remains of an ancient boat encrusted in mud. A team of archeologists from the University of Memphis that was rapidly called to the site, confirmed that the ship is most certainly a Viking knarr, suggesting the Norse would have pushed their exploration of America a lot further than historians previously thought.

The heavily damaged ship was found near the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers, and lies on a private property. It has a length of about 16 meters, a beam of 4.5 meters, and a hull that is estimated capable of carrying up to 24 to 28 tons, a typical size for this type of ship. Knarrs were naval vessels that were built by the Norsemen from Scandinavia and Iceland for Atlantic voyages, but also used  for trade, commerce, exploration, and warfare during an era known as the Viking Age, that goes approximately from 793 to 1066 AD. They were clinker built, which means the overlapping of planks riveted together. It was capable of sailing 75 miles (121 km) in one day and held a crew of about 20 to 30 men.

The carbon dating of the new ship estimates that it dates from between 990  and 1050 AD, approximately the period associated with Vinland and the various Canadian sites (L’Anse aux Meadows, Tantfield Valley, Avayalik Islands). This could mean that the that the Viking had actually developed a far wider trade network in the Americas that what was traditionnally believed.

One of the only artefacts on the site, this sword was probably abandoned after it broke, suggesting a violent battle.

http://worldnewsdailyreport.com/usa-vik ... zNXum.dpuf

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Re: Evil White Man Hoax ?

Post by shawomet » Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:42 pm

Yep, lie. That's worldnewsdaily, famous for their totally humorless satire. Check out their other archaeological entries.


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Re: Evil White Man Hoax ?

Post by uniface » Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:45 pm

Yep. :oops: :lol:

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Re: Evil White Man Hoax ?

Post by Minimalist » Sun Aug 17, 2014 8:44 pm

The only difference between WND and AIG is that WND admits they are full of shit.
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