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Publication: ENIGMA OF THE SEPTUAGENARIAN MUREX

Publication: ENIGMA OF THE SEPTUAGENARIAN MUREX 150 150 Israel Ziderman

Abstract ENIGMA OF THE SEPTUAGENARIAN MUREX Irving I. Ziderman   Abstract of lecture presented at the 28th Annual Meeting on Dyes in History and Archaeology, in  Poznan, Poland, on 22nd October 2009 Purple dyes from Mediterranean murex shellfish were among the most precious treasures of antiquity. There were two types. Tyrian purple (biblical argaman) was made…

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