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Marble analysis, 50.402

Fragment of a votive relief: hunting rider


White marble
Place of origin: unknown

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 1.51 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -4.77 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 1.56 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: brown-red
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak
Cathodoluminescence distribution: homogeneous

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)