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Member Tour: In Search of Egyptian Blue

Date

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Time

12:30 PM–01:30 PM

Member Tour: In Search of Egyptian Blue

Egyptian blue is the earliest synthetic pigment, dating back more than 4,000 years. Join Julie Lauffenburger, Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director of Conservation and Technical Research, and hear about the luminescent qualities that make Egyptian blue important today and its use in technologies such as bio-imaging and security inks.

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