Re: Patina Measurements
- 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.
--- In ANEemail@example.com, "jaycost" <jaycost@...> wrote:
> Dr. Tabor,
> Thanks for the offer of getting me in touch with Dr. Pellegrino, but my strong preference
> 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
> a private conversation with somebody whom I think has an obligation to release his
> methodology, his results, and his interpretation to the public.
> Jay Cost
> --- In ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org, "jamesdtabor" <jdtabor@> wrote:
> > Jay,
> > My understanding of samples 19 & 20 was that they were from the same tomb, and
> > echoed one another, and were visually indistinguishable under light microscopy from
> > Talpiot patina, but nonetheless had significant differences from the James/Talpiot
> > and thus were not consistent with the latter. Let me pass on your query to Dr.
> > and let him be in touch with you directly as well, rather than me trying to clarify
> > do think you are correct that Charlie has said his goal is to "disprove" or test/probe
> > results in terms of testing methods in order to determine how significant the
> > are.
> > James Tabor
> > --- In ANEemail@example.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
> > rock
> > > > types widely distributed, the differences were nevertheless distinct (different
> > > > 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-
> > > > [sic] tombs. (Remember: I'm going at this the hard way; for we already know that
> > > > 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
> > 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
> > Dr. Tabor).
> > >