A dedicatory mark of red ochre is made on its forehead and water is poured over the body, and as soon as it shivers it is killed.
The Roman ostrum was a compound of red ochre and blue oxide of copper.
The hair is greased and red-ochred, and red ochre is the most striking feature in decoration generally.
Other red ochre pits, also, they attribute to blood which flowed from women.
It had apparently not been made long ago, and was painted with red ochre.
Glue, melted as above, and mixed with about 1⁄4th of its weight each of boiled oil and red ochre.
A factitious mixture of red oxide of iron and red ochre, in variable proportions.
There is nothing divine about the idol, however, until it is dotted over with a mixture of medicine and red ochre.
When Cabot discovered Newfoundland in 1497 he saw Savages, whom he describes as "painted with red ochre, and covered with skins."
Now the Australian churinga are very frequently rubbed with red ochre, and made greasy with 'hand grease'—a singular coincidence.