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Thread #109832 Message #2302092
Posted By: Gulliver
31-Mar-08 - 11:52 AM
Thread Name: FolksongRecording from 1860 made audible
Subject: RE: FolksongRecording from 1860 made audible
Is anyone familiar with the story that was going the rounds that scientists had managed to reproduce ancient Roman sounds from pottery? They allegedly picked up the background noise from a pottery from the grooves in the pots that were fashioned by hand on the potter's wheel.
Turns out it was an urban myth.