About the Authors

Andrew J. Koh


Affiliation Departments of Classical Studies and Chemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Assaf Yasur-Landau

Affiliation Department of Maritime Civilizations, The Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences and the Leon Recanati Institute of Maritime Studies, University of Haifa, Mount Carmel, Haifa, Israel

Eric H. Cline

Affiliation Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AJK AY-L EHC. Performed the experiments: AJK. Analyzed the data: AJK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AJK. Wrote the paper: AJK EHC AY-L.