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    Jewish Parchment Deconstructed with Imaging Techniques

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    Using multiple imaging techniques, including hyperspectral imaging and Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, researchers at Romania’s National Institute for Research and Development in Optoelectronics have gleaned historical information from a Jewish manuscript — a pursuit that delivered valuable historical context and information about future restoration practices.

    The researchers also applied x-ray fluorescence, acquiring details about the scroll’s original materials and manufacturing techniques that extend beyond those one could see with the naked eye. The scroll was a poorly preserved manuscript containing several chapters of the Book of Esther. Having come from a private collection, little was known…

    Dec, 29 2020 |

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