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Characterization of the Chemical Nature of the Black Ink in the Manuscript of The Gospel of Jesus's Wife through Micro-Raman Spectroscopy

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 April 2014

James T. Yardley
Affiliation:
Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
Alexis Hagadorn
Affiliation:
Conservator and Head of the Conservation Program, Columbia University Libraries

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26 We thank Michael Ryan, head of the Columbia Rare Book and Manuscript Library, for making these papyri available.

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