Marble analysis, 4830


Funerary monument with tropaion

Limestone origin: area Padova-Venice (Italy)


Microfacies: biomicrite
Bioclasts: foraminifera (e.g. miliolids) and shell fragments

When the artefact was made in the country of its discovery locality, the importation of this limestone is not realistically as the subsoil of the area around Padova-Venice contains such rocks.

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1997, 2016)