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Re: Patina Measurements

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  • jamesdtabor
    That is fine Jay. I passed on your comment to him, as well as those of James Snapp, and perhaps both will be useful to him in further addressing queries
    Message 1 of 11 , Mar 31, 2007
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      That is fine Jay. I passed on your comment to him, as well as those of James Snapp, and
      perhaps both will be useful to him in further addressing queries regarding his results.

      James Tabor

      --- In ANE-2@yahoogroups.com, "jaycost" <jaycost@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dr. Tabor,
      >
      > Thanks for the offer of getting me in touch with Dr. Pellegrino, but my strong preference
      is
      > to wait until full results are released to the public. I do not like how these patina results
      > have been reported to the public. And it would make me very uncomfortable to engage
      in
      > a private conversation with somebody whom I think has an obligation to release his
      > methodology, his results, and his interpretation to the public.
      >
      >
      > Sincerely,
      > Jay Cost
      >
      > --- In ANE-2@yahoogroups.com, "jamesdtabor" <jdtabor@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Jay,
      > >
      > > My understanding of samples 19 & 20 was that they were from the same tomb, and
      thus
      > > echoed one another, and were visually indistinguishable under light microscopy from
      > the
      > > Talpiot patina, but nonetheless had significant differences from the James/Talpiot
      > samples
      > > and thus were not consistent with the latter. Let me pass on your query to Dr.
      Pellegrino
      > > and let him be in touch with you directly as well, rather than me trying to clarify
      things.
      > I
      > > do think you are correct that Charlie has said his goal is to "disprove" or test/probe
      his
      > > results in terms of testing methods in order to determine how significant the
      > correlations
      > > are.
      > >
      > > James Tabor
      > >
      > > --- In ANE-2@yahoogroups.com, "jaycost" <jaycost@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I found the following comment by Dr. Pellegrino interesting.
      > > >
      > > > > What impressed me about these results was that, in a region with the same soil
      and
      > > rock
      > > > > types widely distributed, the differences were nevertheless distinct (different
      tomb
      > > > > environments simply "breathe" differently) - though I am still searching for an
      > > elemental
      > > > > spectrum echo. I think I will eventually find it, by going consistently after terra-
      > rossa
      > > > > [sic] tombs. (Remember: I'm going at this the hard way; for we already know that
      > the
      > > > > more abundant non-terra rossa tombs [sic] are vastly different.)
      > > >
      > > > If I read this correctly, he expects to find a non-Talpiot echo of either Talpiot or
      > James.
      > > As well he should so expect -- considering how close he came (in samples 19 and 20)
      > to a
      > > dead-on match. This was after only 12 or 13 different tombs were sampled
      (according
      > to
      > > Dr. Tabor).
      > > >
      > >
      >
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