Lapis Lazuli – Slab and Tiles

Lapis-lazuli

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Lapis Lazuli – Slab and Tiles

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Lapis lazuli (/ˈlæpɪs ˈlæzjʉlaɪ/ or /ˈlæzjʉli/ lap-iss laz-zew-lie/lee) (sometimes abbreviated to lapis) is a deep blue semi-precious stone that has been prized since antiquity for its intense color.

Lapis lazuli was being mined in the Sar-i Sang mines and in other mines in the Badakhshan province in northeast Afghanistan as early as the 7th millennium BC, Lapis beads have been found at neolithic burials in Mehrgarh, the Caucasus, and even as far from Afghanistan as Mauritania. It was used for the eyebrows on the funeral mask of King Tutankhamun (1341–1323 BC).

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