> Archae Solenhofen wrote:
> > Just curious..... who was involved in painting the text
> > "CAMPBELL'S CHAMBER. May 27, 1837" in big, dark, black
> > letters........ or any of the other modern "marks" of
> > The ones that do not appear to have any 200 years of
> > mineralization on them.............
> According to Vyse, he had Hill paint these texts.
Keep in mind that mineralization does not solely depend on the age of the paint, it also depends on the thickness of the paint, the quality of stone, and the chemistry of the paint, among other things. And we have no reason to presume that the chemistry of Vyse's black paint is the same as than that of red ochre.
Post Edited (18-Jul-14 21:06)
How can any of us ever know, when all we can do is think?