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Marble analysis, 4745

Athenian funerary monument in the shape of a lekythos


White marble
Marble origin: Pentelikon (Greece)

 

Mineralogy: calcite
Texture: heteroblastic
Maximum grain size (MGS): 0.51 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -3.56 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 4.01 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: yellow to light brown and dark brown
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, 2017)