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Marble analysis, 50.399

Votive relief: hunting rider


White marble
Place of origin: unknown

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.05 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -2.96 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 2.14 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: brown-orange and brown-red
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak
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)