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Re: orion-list "Scroll jars": inappropriate term

Greg Doudna wrote in part:
> 2. I am not as confident as you that the difference between the better-
> preserved scrolls of Cave 1 and the less well-preserved scrolls
> of Cave 4 speaks for itself.  I can think of other variables which
> might merit investigation as possible explanations for cave-specific
> differences in states of preservation, such as variables in exposure
> to precipitation and humidity, whether scrolls were resting on dirt
> or rock, and so on.  

The fact that the cave 4 scrolls, to a large degree, were buried in 
bat guano is another factor that comes to mind...

Dave Washburn
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tell us how probable it is that the frame itself can be
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