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Skin deep: Researchers solve mystery of parchment origins
“Parchment” – it sounds ancient and quaint. One variety of it – used in the first truly portable Bibles – has the disturbing name “uterine vellum,” prompting scholars over the centuries to surmise its origins.
Rare Bible at Bridgewater College nominated for statewide preservation program
The Venice Bible—which was printed in Italy in 1482-83 and now reposes in the Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection at Bridgewater College— has been announced as a nominee in the Virginia Association of Museums’ Top 10 Endangered Artifacts program.