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Ancient Skins, Parchments and Leather

TitleAncient Skins, Parchments and Leather
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1972
AuthorsReed, R
Series TitleStudies in Archaeological Science
Number of Pagesix, 331
PublisherSeminar Press
CityLondon and New York

Animal skin -- Methods of processing skin -- Skin products in their historical context -- Parchment: its nature and mode of production -- Skin materials and the archaeologist/conservationist -- The examination of skin writing materials in UV light -- Chemical tests for tanning agents in ancient skin materials -- The physical examination of parchment and leather.

Citation KeyReed1972