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Here is some reading, References, will add to it and amend....

References

On Murex dye

The Purple Murex Dye in Antiquity / Marianne Guckelsberger

The Politics of Purple: Dyes from Shellfish and Lichens / Karen Diadick Casselman, Takako Derada

The First Optimal All-Murex All-Natural Purple Dyeing in the Eastern Mediterranean in a Millennium and a Half / Zvi C Koren

[www.therarestblue.com] - a very good site with list of readings

On vedic Soma/Soma sacrifice

How a psychoactive substance becomes a ritual: the case of Soma /F Staal

A Botanical Perspective on the Identity of Soma (Nelumbo Nucifera Gaertn.) Based on Scriptural and Iconographic Records / Andrew McDonald

Accounts of ancient texts

Apocrypha Arabica : 1. Kitab al Magall, or the book of the rolls. 2. The story of Aphikia. 3. Cyprian and Justa, in Arabic. 4. Cyprian and Justa, in Greek / Margaret Dunlop Gibson

Pliny the Elder, The Natural History 
John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A., Ed.

Aristotle The history of animals V

Vedic scripts, The Holy Bible, Avesta and Pahlavi scripts,

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Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 3466 lostsheep 13-Jun-17 10:33
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 535 lostsheep 17-Jun-17 14:49
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 447 Deep1 19-Jun-17 18:44
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 440 lostsheep 20-Jun-17 10:17
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 387 lostsheep 20-Jun-17 10:22
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 420 lostsheep 20-Jun-17 10:24
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 416 lostsheep 20-Jun-17 10:26
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 519 lostsheep 20-Jun-17 10:48
Murex dye, Shiva lingam, Soma 476 lostsheep 29-Jun-17 18:48
Mod Note > Duplicate Topic Merged 380 Dr. Troglodyte 29-Jun-17 20:20
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 382 lostsheep 03-Jul-17 15:21
Re: Shiva Lingams Infrastructure for Murex dye production 382 lostsheep 03-Jul-17 20:32
Soma, new proposed identity 792 lostsheep 24-Jun-17 12:51
Re: Soma, new proposed identity 347 lostsheep 03-Jul-17 16:26
Re: Soma, new proposed identity 341 lostsheep 03-Jul-17 16:40
Re: Soma, new proposed identity 354 lostsheep 04-Jul-17 20:53
Re: Soma, new proposed identity .. analemma of the sun. 387 SallyA 05-Jul-17 01:04
Re: Soma, new proposed identity .. analemma of the sun. 362 lostsheep 07-Jul-17 11:05
Re: Soma, new proposed identity .. analemma of the sun. 392 SallyA 08-Jul-17 01:08
Re: Soma, new proposed identity .. ethnogens and Hadronic physics 341 SallyA 08-Jul-17 04:24
Re: Soma, new proposed identity 332 lostsheep 08-Jul-17 11:18
Re: Soma, new proposed identity 327 lostsheep 08-Jul-17 12:42
Mod Note > Triplicate Topic Merged 760 Dr. Troglodyte 08-Jul-17 16:05


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