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Thread #109832   Message #2302605
Posted By: terrier
31-Mar-08 - 06:53 PM
Thread Name: FolksongRecording from 1860 made audible
Subject: RE: FolksongRecording from 1860 made audible
Gulliver wrote:
...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...

A couple of years ago, there was a news item where scientists working with audio production extracted a couple of words from the Turin Shroud! They didn't say what the words were.