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Lapis Lazuli:Pursuit of a Celestial Stone Sarah Searight Thursday 06 February 2020

This follows the travels of this precious stone from Afghanistan through burials in the ancient world, in wall paintings in medieval Byzantine churches, ending with early Renaissance Madonnas robed in ultramarine, ground as pigment from lapis lazull.