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  • We know that brick and stone have been coated with glass in a few instances, to insure their preservation; and that at Professor Owen's suggestion, some decomposing ivory ornaments, sent over by M. Layard, were restored by boiling in gelatine; but M. Rochas aims at something still greater -- nothing less than the silicifying of a number of crumbling limestone statues which have been lately discovered by a Frenchman who is exploring the temple of Serapis at M.mphis.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 426 Volume 17, New Series, February 28, 1852

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