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Marble analysis, 51.31

Attic sarcophagus with hunting scene

White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

Mineralogy: calcite and dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.82 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -8.52 ‰        
δ13CV-PDB: 3.55 ‰        
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to orange-brown, dark brown and red
Cathodoluminescence intensity: weak to strong depending of the place (aspect of cooling embers)
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

All data are in accordance with Pentelikon as the marble origin.

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