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The Color Purple

Gillis, Carole LU (2010) p.84-91
Abstract
The article discusses the significance of the color purple, that coming from the murex shell, in the E. Mediterranean Bronze Age. Included are a brief resumé of the manufacture of purple dye, its history of use, and its coeval but quite different status and importance in both urban centers and peripheral areas in the period
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keywords
purple dye, use of purple dye in peripheral areas in the Bronze Age E. Mediterranean, murex, the color purple, E. Mediterranean Bronze Age, manufacture of purple dye, use of purple dye in the Bronze Age E. Mediterranean
host publication
Tankemönster En festskrift till Eva Rystedt
editor
Faegersten, Fanni ; Wallensten, Jenny and Östenberg, Ida
pages
84 - 91
ISBN
978-91-633-7175-2
language
English
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yes
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e18c1b2d-289c-410c-96f2-fde5e056360b (old id 1699262)
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2016-04-04 14:33:20
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2018-11-21 21:20:58
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  author       = {Gillis, Carole},
  booktitle    = {Tankemönster En festskrift till Eva Rystedt},
  editor       = {Faegersten, Fanni and Wallensten, Jenny and Östenberg, Ida},
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  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {84--91},
  title        = {The Color Purple},
  year         = {2010},
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