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7567Re: RE: [ANE-2] Deutsch on the latest seals, an agenda peut etre?

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  • Jack Kilmon
    Mar 3, 2008
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      There are several non-destructive spectroscopic tests that can determine if
      the seals are made from same-source material.

      Jack Kilmon


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "eliot braun" <eliotbraun@...>
      To: <ANE-2@yahoogroups.com>
      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
      >
      > -------- Original-Nachricht --------
      > > Datum: Mon, 3 Mar 2008 16:47:24 +0200
      > > Von: "victor" <victor@...>
      > > An: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com
      > > Betreff: RE: [ANE-2] Deutsch on the latest seals, an agenda peut
      > > etre?
      >
      > > I don�t 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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