low humidity - high temperaturs ---> parchment deterioration

Steven Avery

Administrator
Sinai Peninsula


"Low humidity will cause parchment to dessicate and embrittle, which is particularly a concern if such objects are handled with any frequency."

Preservation Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) | Parchment
https://psap.library.illinois.edu/collection-id-guide/parchment
Author - Caroline Bendix, ACR, Accredited Library Conservator
ISBN 978 0 7123 5097 6
Design - The British Library Design Office
Damaged Books
www.bl.uk/aboutus/stratpolprog/collectioncare/publications/booklets/damaged_books.pdf

from  Preservation Advisory Centre.jpg
And the temperature in Sinai
 
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