Marble analysis, 4749
Limestone origin: Taranto area (Italy)
Bioclasts: foraminifera and skeletal debris
It is realistic, that this sculpture was carved from limestone in the Taranto area. In this area, the substratum comprises limestones that were exploited during the antiquity for sculptures and buildings.
D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2016)