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A Skin Manuscript From the Year 1200 Was Punctured and Used as a Wheat Sieve

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 183 days ago -
One of the oldest skin, or vellum, manuscripts in the collection of the The Arni Magnússon Institute of Icelandic Studies in Reykjavík was punctured and used as a wheat sieve by its previous owner....


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Kathleen Mireault (211)
Sunday April 15, 2018, 1:28 pm
S&N. Thx for sharing Marty.

Animae C (507)
Sunday April 15, 2018, 4:56 pm
Interesting, they were actually preserved by being used as household items!

TY Marty

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