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  • 11), the great comic dramatist of ancient Rome, was born at Sarsina in Umbria according to the testimony of Festus, who calls him Umber Sarsinas, and Jerome.
  • The general colour is dark umber-brown, almost black on the back and grey below.
  • A large deposit of umber is worked in the neighbourhood.
  • Sometimes it is almost pasty, and crumbles to powder when dried, so as to be susceptible of use as a pigment, forming the colour known as Cologne earth, which resembles umber or sepia.
  • Coal is worked chiefly for lime-burning, and umber is prepared for the manufacture of colours.

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