Could studying the ink used to pen the Dead Sea Scrolls help scholars shed light on the many mysteries still surrounding them?Some past PaleoJudaica posts on Dr. Rabin's work on ancient ink, especially of the Dead Sea Scrolls, are here, here, here, here and here. As usual, follow the links too. And this post, and links, is also relevant
According to Ira Rabin, senior scientist at the Federal Institute of Material Research and Testing (BAM) in Berlin and the Center for the Studies of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC) in Hamburg the answer is a resounding yes.
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