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Re: orion Cave 4 again
Jim West wrote:
> >1. Is it really reasonable to suppose that (presumably) heavy wooden
> >planks would rot away before sheets and rolls of leather did, leaving
> >only the leather items behind? It seems to me that the leather would
> >have rotted away long before the wood did, but I'm willing to be
> >convinced otherwise.
> Perhaps the wood was eaten by little buggies while the scrolls, sealed in
> jars, were not quite so accesible. (just a thought, not a firm commitment).
This is the first I've heard about the cave 4 scrolls being in jars??
My understanding was that they were just scattered all over the
floor of the cave. What evidence is there that they were in jars?
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