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What's New? MES has New Symposium Director-See below

  Jim Burchell's Kentucky Head Find: Experts disagree on the head uncovered in Kentucky. In a phone conversation with Jim Leslie, Jim Burchell referenced a mud fossil expert's opinion on the head in this video - Roger Spurr's video and his Facebook.

2015 Winter & Spring Quarter Meeting Changes The usual Spring May Meeting was moved up to April 25, 2015 to compensated for the cancelled Feb Winter "Snow Day". Thus the next Quarter Meeting will be in August !

2015 Breakfast Date Changes Dates are now the SECOND Saturday of the month except for months JANUARY & JULY when the Breakfast will be the FIRST Saturday on these months (as was in previous years). No change in location or hours: Panera Bread, 875 Bethel Rd, Columbus, Ohio - in the Olentangy Plaza . Located in the middle of the western side of the Plaza. Hours: 8:00am-10:00am

Coming MES Symposium :

Sat/Sun Sept. 19/20, 2015 New Director - - Dave Rush. Contact Dave at: Director. Venue: tbd in Columbus, Ohio

Mystery Stone Structures:
Gobekli Tepe Video

Great Videos
Ancient Celts in America
Celts and Indians More than Cousins?
Cueva de Los Tayos The Crespi Project
Phoenician Inscriptions
Ice-Age Discovery of the Americas Dr Dennis Stanford Talks
Across Atlantic Ice Book authored by Stanford & Bruce Bradley
Machu Picchu:
    Road to the Sky
    Decoded Part 3 of 4

Academia.edu Articles:
Did Chinese Visit Pre-Columbian America   by MES member Dr.      Siu-Leung Lee
Zheng He's Voyages Revealed by Matteo Ricci's World Map          another by Dr. Siu-Leung Lee
Ice-free Corridor ? Thesis shows an ice-free corridor not feasible until 11,000BP - after Clovis appeared, by Thomas G Arnold
Minoan Oil Mining in Pennsylvania?, by Tom Anderton

MES Videos :
Buckhorn aka Middle Fork Ogham Site

Redbird Cave Hezekiah Hensley, Jim Burchell shows the Redbird Cave

Maps :
    Mississippi River     Map Translation     Great Lakes Map

Can't find that rare book - Try:        Alibris

     Some Web Links of Interest

Google Books and Online Articles
    NEW Aboriginal American Inscriptions
    E P Vining Book: The Inglorious Columbus
    Charles G. Leland Book: Fusang; or the Discovery of America     by Chinese Buddhist Priest in the Fifth Century
    Pale Ink by Henriette Mertz
    Academia Read Member WEB Articles . . . . . . .
    Migration & Diffusion Austrian ethnologist Dr Christine Pellech      hosts this webpage - Another place for members & friends'      articles...

Selected Bibliography
    Stephen C Jett Publications 91 pages docx format
Pre-Columbian American History Vincent J Moody

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You dug something up in the back yard and wonder what it is? - - Find out . .

Visitor Information - The Midwestern Epigraphic Society researches the ancient migrations of mankind around the world especially Pre-Columbian to the Americas and particularly to the Midwest US, as revealed by cultural similarities, archaic writing, ancient world history and evidence found by modern science.
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New MES Publication Submission Guidelines
Would you like to write an article for the MES Newslettr or Journal? Send your submission as eMail attachment to: Publication Committee . The Committee will decide whether to publish and which media, Journal or Newsletter to use. In general, articles of a few pages are destined for the Newletter; longer for the Journal. The final Journal and Newsletter will be published on digitally in pdf for the Newsletter and paper for the Journal.
Cut-off date For the Newsletter - receipt by end of January, April, July and October for issue of the next month. For the Journal, since it is an occasional publication there is no cutoff date.
Format details Use MS Word, Page Layout Narrow Margin, Two columns, Garamond Font and 12pt Size, Paragraphs - Single space between lines; double-space between paragraphs, and Normal Style, Use the Chicago Manual of Style for citations. See examples in: Chicago Guidance .

Redbird Petroglyphs and Cave

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Recent News Items
  Video - Redbird Cave
  Facebook - Winter Solstice Alignment
  History of the Swastika
  10 Incredible Texts
  Man in N America 50,000 years ago
  Mayans in Georgia
  Who Were the Ancient Sea People?
  Ice-free Corridor? - Never Happened!

Stone Works
  Gunung Padang - Ancient Terraced Pyramid in Indonesia
    Murray Tunnel Chamber
    A Ft Ancient Stone Serpent

    Video Viking Runes Short video of Viking ship petroglyph in Quebec
    Kensington Rune Stone crypto analysis by Howard Burtness

NEW:    Proto-Hebrew Petroglyphs in Negev and California Deserts

NEW:    More New Mexico Chinese Writing
NEW:    PreColumbian East Asian Trade with New World
    Did the Chinese Discover America features Dr S L Lee. He says: the video "shows the 1418 map (a forged map), which is not the map I was referring to. It was added by the producer without my preview. Other than that the video is ok. But I don't want people to get the wrong idea."
    Belitung Shipwreck in Indonesia (1998)
    1434 Gavin Menzies Home Page
    Chinese coin in Africa

Fauna & Flora
    Diffusion of Plants & Animals before 1492
    Archives of Cultural Exchanges

    The Duhar Dark Irish in the Carolinas! Fireworks, deer herds and more...
    Genes Link Australia with India Migration from India to Austrailia

    Celtic Ogham in Utah
    Translating the Indus Script
    The Proto-Ogams Neolithic Ogam
    The Great Long Tailed Serpent Iconographic study of Serpent Mound
    Southwestern Iberian Stones A discussion of the translation
    Ptolemaist Celtiberians Some BC artifacts with Celtiberian symbols
    The Weissenhorn Tablets Nine inscribed stones found in southern Germany

    Shop Buy Member's books and MES DVDs
    Who Discovered America? Gavin Menzies and Ian Hudson new book
    Hooked X "Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: The Mysteries of the Hooked X" by Scott Wolter
    Asian Echoes second edition by Dr John Ruskamp
    Detail Recording of Petroglyphs Daniel L Merrill tells how - without damaging rock art, lichens or patina.
    Fusang Lam Yee Din Symposiun Talk Notes.

Other Resources
    Past Symposiums & Field Trips