7567Re: RE: [ANE-2] Deutsch on the latest seals, an agenda peut etre?
- Mar 3, 2008There are several non-destructive spectroscopic tests that can determine if
the seals are made from same-source material.
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From: "eliot braun" <eliotbraun@...>
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2008 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: RE: [ANE-2] Deutsch on the latest seals, an agenda peut etre?
>I would suggest asking a scientific expert if such a test were possible.
> Peter van der Veen <van_der_Veen@...> wrote:
> Dear Victor,
> Yes indeed that is the right way to go about it. Only thus can we can we
> know for sure.
> Best wishes
> Peter van der Veen
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> > Datum: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 16:47:24 +0200
> > Von: "victor" <victor@...>
> > An: ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org
> > Betreff: RE: [ANE-2] Deutsch on the latest seals, an agenda peut
> > etre?
> > I donï¿½t want to get into the whole topic of provenanced vs
> > unprovenanced artifacts and antiquities markets, etc. nor do I
> > know much about mineralogy but if the two seals are suspected of
> > coming from the same workshop I would be a fool not to test them
> > physically to see if they were, perhaps from the same piece of
> > stone to the extent that such a thing is scientifically
> > demonstrable. If such a thing were to be shown, the unprovenanced
> > item would have found its provenance.
> > Best,
> > Victor Hurowitz
> > BGU
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