Sunday, June 10, 2018

How Tyrian purple was made

PHOENICIAN WATCH: This is how the Phoenicians produced the Tyrian purple dye (Grace H., The 961). With video.

Murex shell dye was used by the Phoenicians, and also by the Israelites for the tekhelet dye.

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