One of the things we found is that the parchment, which is 1600 years old, is in phenomenally good condition. - Helen Shenton, 3:38.
You can even hear an amused or astonished chuckle.
A BBC Article on the Codex Sinaiticus
Today, the British Library and CSP reps tend to be a bit more guarded .
On the 5th of July 2009, Helen Shenton was one of only three people alive who had seen the entire Codex Sinaiticus ... Helen Shenton is Librarian and College Archivist at Trinity College Dublin.
Collaboratories and bubbles of shush – how libraries are transforming | Helen Shenton | TEDxDublin