Marble analysis, 60.14.A

Votive relief with mother-goddess and two riders

White marble
Marble origin: unknown


Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.47 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -2.63 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.53 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: light brown, brown-red and dark brown
Cathodoluminescence intensity: intermediate
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

It is impossible to determine the origin of the marble used for this sculpture as no comparable reference material exists in our data bank.

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2016)