Tyrian Purple Dye: Ancients Used Marine Snails to Make It

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Mark Cartwright
by The New York Times
published on 21 July 2016
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CreatureCast: Tyrian purple was one of the only bright dyes available to ancient civilizations. This sought-after dye was created from the extracts of marine snails.

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APA Style

Times, T. N. Y. (2016, July 21). Tyrian Purple Dye: Ancients Used Marine Snails to Make It. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/978/tyrian-purple-dye-ancients-used-marine-snails-to-m/

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Times, The New York. "Tyrian Purple Dye: Ancients Used Marine Snails to Make It." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 21, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/978/tyrian-purple-dye-ancients-used-marine-snails-to-m/.

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Times, The New York. "Tyrian Purple Dye: Ancients Used Marine Snails to Make It." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Jul 2016. Web. 05 Aug 2021.