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Marble analysis, 4716

Hand of a standing figure (fragment)


Limestone
Limestone origin: local

 

Microfacies: micrite (the sample is altered)

It is realistically to expect that this rock has been extracted in the country of the sculpture workshop where this artefact was carved. This variety of limestone is not very prestigious for exportation.
 

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