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Colors in Ancient Egypt

By January 25, 2006

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The About Guide to African History has written an article about ancient Egyptian colors:
    Colour (Ancient Egyptian name 'iwen') was considered an integral part of an item's or person's nature in Ancient Egypt, and the term could interchangeably mean colour, appearance, character, being, or nature. Items with similar colour were believed to have similar properties.

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