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On the face of the stone, this is what it says in English text: Eight Gotalanders and 22 Norwegians on (this?) reclaiming journey from Vinland far to the west. We had a camp by two (shelters?) one day's journey from this stone. We were fishing one day. After we came home we found 10 men red from blood and death. Ave Maria. Save from evil. On the side of the stone, this is what it says in English text: There are 10 men by the inland sea to look after our ships fourteen days journey from this peninsula (or...

3-D imaging reveals new grooves on old rock


As technology advances, so does research on - and evidence against - the Kensington Runestone.

With each new test, there is more proof that the stone, unearthed in 1898 by Olof Ohman on his farm near Kensington, is authentic and not a hoax.

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