Liz Davis <[log in to unmask]> wrote (in <20030520090935.76329.qma
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20 May 2003:
>Would it be possible to test the residue on "my" potsherds, to see if it's this?
>and if so, how?
There probably isn't a simple test that you can do, but any competent
analytical chemist will have the right jungle-juices to produce a
result. With modern techniques, just a few milligrams may be enough for
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