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Closed 01/05/2024
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Closed on 01/05/2024
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This is one of two rare 'oyster shell palettes' found in Norwich - amazingly in two separate locations. Oyster shells were used as paint palettes in the production of items such as wall paintings and intricate manuscripts. This one dates back to the 13th century and astoundingly still has traces of the expensive blue pigment azurite - the most popular blue pigment in the medieval period - visible within it. This was found at Greyfriars, Norwich and would be a lovely item for an artist or creative person, local history enthusiast or someone who just wants to make their mark on the prestigious Castle keep project.

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