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Pigment 15 ml Caput Mortuum (18g)

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Caput Mortuum is a transparent, lightfast pigment that is stable in all media. Colours described as Caput Mortuum can vary greatly; our pigment is a soft purple-brown, made from a mixture of natural iron oxides. It is believed that Caput Mortuum has its roots in ancient Egypt, when colour was derived from remains that had been embalmed in asphaltum.

Other sizes of this pigment are also available.

Caput Mortuum pigment in a 15ml jar.


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