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Cedar oil

Cedar oil was used as the base for paints by the ancient Sumerians. They would grind cobalt compounds in a mortar and pestle[?] to produce a blue pigment. They could obtain green from copper, yellow from lead antimoniate[?], black from charcoal, and white from gypsum.



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