The Petroglyphs

Poster of the Petroglyphs showing the full site. (Click for larger view)

Were some of these Petroglyphs carved by Vikings?
Scroll down for close-up photos of the Petroglyphs and
An Analysis of Barry Fell's Kawartha Viking Theory
that Vikings carved some of the Petroglyphs at this Amerindian site.

The Petroglyphs are located north of Peterborough, Ontario. GPS:  44:37.33 N, 78:02.52 W
Ontario Parks Website for Petroglyphs Provincial Park
All Photos are Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1997
(Your Tax Dollars at Work)

Photos of The Petroglyphs

The Crane and Triangular Spirits of Shamans">Triangular Spirits of Shamans

The Crane and Triangular Spirits of Shamans">Triangular Spirits of Shamans

Gurgling crevices connected to underground stream

Turtle with Eggs

Turtle with Eggs

The Great Spirit or Gitchi Manitou

Thunderbird

Feminine Earth Spirit

Canoe, mistaken by some as a Viking ship. See Analysis


Links of Relevance

The Petroglyphs are located north of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Ontario Parks Website for Petroglyphs Provincial Park
All Photos are Queen's Printer for Ontario, 1997
(Your Tax Dollars at Work)

This link examines another error by Barry Fell in the translation of Ogham Script. In this case the corrected translation actually supports Fell's theory of a pre-Columbus presence in North America. http://www.gerbeaud.com/glozel/gbintroduction.htm

Archaeology in Arctic North America
http://watarts.uwaterloo.ca/ANTHRO/rwpark/ArcticArchStuff/ArcticIntro.html

L'Anse aux Meadows World Heritage Site http://fp.thesalmons.org/lynn/wh-lanse.html

Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web http://www.heritage.nf.ca/exploration/hall.html

Ogam in Oklahoma http://www.viewzone.com/ogam.html

Every Ogham Thing on the Web http://www.egt.ie/standards/og/ogmharc.html

The Ogam Script http://www.islandnet.com/~edonon/ogam.html


All Photos and Site Copyright 1999 by Ian C MacFarlane