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Re: orion: DSS pottery/C14

On Mon, 27 Oct 1997 21:01:14 -0500 (EST),  kraft@ccat.sas.upenn.edu writes:
>An excerpt from Tom Simms:
>>    Rather than give a series of comments about another project I'm on that
>>    involves C-14 dating, I'll cite this comment on a public newsgroup by
>>    C.E.S. Boulis, University of Pennsylvania Museum, to the following 
>>    question from someone wanting to know "if anyone has published calibrated
>>    high precision C14 dates for samples from the furniture in Tutankhamun's
>>    tomb?"
>>    His answer (which surprised me at the time):
>>    Mr. Boulis's comment startled me at the time (31 Jul 1996), but it has the
>>    mark of the archaeological practitioner.  I haven't solved to MY satis-
>>    faction the difficulty he cites.
>>    His comment also tells me we may be chasing shadows unless we adopt a
>>    technique that has solved the problem raised.
>> Tom Simms
>> Better get consulting.  I'll send you Boulis's e-mail address privately.
>Just for the record, I suspect that the person in question is Chrisso
>Boulis, Assistant Registrar of Records at the UPenn Museum. I have met
>her. She is definitely not a "Mr." I can copy the ORION posting to her for
>any further comment, if Tom is agreeable; or just do a followup note/call.
>Robert A. Kraft, Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Agreed - I was going to forewarn "her" himself.  I saw the chrisso
and took a chance on it...

BTW, this was a post to sci.archaeology