[INDOLOGY] Russian 14 cent. Birchbark MSS from Novgorod

Dominik Wujastyk wujastyk at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 08:02:17 EDT 2014


http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/19/world/europe/where-mud-is-archaeological-gold-russian-history-grew-on-trees.html?referrer=

etched?  Doesn't seem likely, and doesn't look like it in the photo.
Kashmir was a major source of birchbark at this period.  Could the Novgorod
scrolls be on bark from Kashmir?
Dominik Wujastyk, from Android phone.
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