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Re: orion -- The Abramowitz Queries

At 10:56 PM 5/30/97 +0100, you wrote:
>>> >>Why are the cave IV materials in so many fragments?
>>> >Because they suffered decay over 2000 years.
>>In addition, they may have already been somewhat damaged when stored, and
>>they were not preserved as carefully as the cave 1 materials (in jars).
>What Bob says here is actually one of those important little facts for
>understanding the implications of the final destinations of the texts.

This is a little cryptic, Ian.  How do storage jars imply anything regarding
final destination?


Jim West, ThD
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