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The reading passage argues that the clay vessels found in Iraq were actually not used as electric batteries in ancient time. However, according to the listening part, the arguments in the reading are unconvincing. First, the reading believes that the batteries should have been used with the wires, but there were no other metal wires near the vessels. On the other hand, the professor states that those vessels were found by the local people who might have not recognized the importance of other materials. They might have found other things but just thrown them away. Second, the reading thinks that the vessels looked like copper cylinders discovered in the ruins of Seleucia. The vessels might have been used for holding scrolls since it had a same shape with the cylinders in Seleucia which
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  • Fall '16
  • Dr. Golden
  • Biology, The Passage, Scroll

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