The Memory of Parchment

Not one, not two, but three texts buried in a 13th century prayer book made out of parchment:

Works by mathematician Archimedes and the politician Hyperides had already been found buried within the book, known as the Archimedes Palimpsest.

But now advanced imaging technology has revealed a third text – a commentary on the philosopher Aristotle.

BBC NEWS | Technology | Text reveals more ancient secrets

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