Lexikon

Marble analysis, 50.99

 

Female figure holding a child


Limestone
Limestone origin: local 

 

Microfacies: biomicrite
Bioclasts: planktonic foraminifera

It is realistic 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)