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Thursday Links: New Use for Ground Up Mummies—Paint Pigment

[caption id="attachment_80256" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Martin Drölling, “L’intérieur d’une cuisine” (1815), believed to have been painted with Mummy Brown (via the Louvre)[/caption] Painting/art history nerds will like this one. It’s a round-up of pigments from yesteryear that we no longer use. The weirdest one is undoubtedly “Mummy Brown,” which, as it’s name suggests, is made out of ground-up mummies.
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