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Tyrian purple

Provided by Brown University

Royalty Sapped From Snails: Tyrian purple was one of the only bright dyes available to ancient civilizations. The sought-after pigment, whose color often worn by royalty, was created from the extracts of marine snails.

Provided by Brown University
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