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Re: inkwells, etc.

Dear Eric,

Commenting on my
>>PS I cannot really see those weird tables with the basins in them and nice
>>ridges separating one person's area from another's having been used to write
>>those scrolls.

You wrote:
>Try to picture wooden slabs or insets, with the 'weird table' serving as 
>the base.
But that would also cover up the basins and render them useless, besides,
the reason for the plaster seems to have been the lack of wood. If you had
wood, why make a plaster table? why waste it on tables at all?

Ian Hutchesson