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Episode 1.3: A Pigment of Your Exhumation

Radioactive dinnerware, the wallpaper that may have assassinated Napoleon, and the brown paint that was made of Pharaohs. This episode explores what happens when enterprising people put their creative endeavors ahead of the common good, and celebrates those with the mettle to stop and say, “Something here isn’t right.”


Music: Lee Rosevere - Puzzle Pieces Lee Rosevere - Under Suspicion Jimmy Noone Orchestra - The Blues Jumped a Rabbit Count Basie’s Blue Five - Boogie Woogie Lee Rosevere - Thoughtful Franz Schubert - String Trio in B-Flat Major Lee Rosevere - It’s a Mystery

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Further Reading:

-https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ground-mummies-were-once-ingredient-paint-180950350/

​-https://janeaustensworld.wordpress.com/2010/03/05/emerald-green-or-paris-green-the-deadly-regency-paint/

-https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/mummy-art-painting-delacroix-pigment-ancient-Egypt/

-http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/napoleon/c_arsenic.html

​-http://www.artinsociety.com/the-life-and-death-of-mummy-brown.html

​- https://www.nytimes.com/2002/12/01/magazine/the-way-we-live-now-12-01-02-object-of-desire-a-different-shade-of-green.html

​-http://articles.mcall.com/1986-05-24/news/2523980_1_uranium-biometric-services-pottery

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