[Sca-cooks] How long does pepper retain its potency?

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Mon Jun 20 15:42:05 PDT 2011

Hate to tell you this, but most of the stuff that is found in various 
archeological contexts are determined by comparisons (for items that retain 
their normal shape), chemical analysis and genetic analysis.  There is a 
case or two of growing grain from recovered seeds, but for the most part the 
stuff is unusable if not unrecognizable.


> That's exceedingly kind of you.  I was rather hoping that some had
> already been found in a tomb, or a shipwreck or somesuch.
> Brighid ni Chiarain

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