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lapis lazuli in art

History of lapis lazuli stone in art: from the mountains of Badakshan (in present-day Afghanistan) to ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Bamiyan, China, Japan, Islamic/Timurid/Persian/Mughal miniatures…. to its use in European art as the color ultramarine, prized more than gold.




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