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Ocher Crayon (Limonite)
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Communicating with symbols
The flattened areas on this hematite pigment are signs of grinding or rubbing, telling us that it was held and used like a chunky crayon. With pigments, our ancestors marked objects and possibly their own skin. Colors were symbols by which they identified themselves and their group.