Marble analysis, 50.109
Limestone origin: Libya
Bioclasts: fragments of shells
When the artefact was made in the country of its discovery locality (Leptis Magna), the importation of this limestone is not realistically as the subsoil of the region of Libya contains such rocks.
D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1997, 2016)
50.109; Architectural ornament
Microfacies under transmitted light. Long side of photograph: 3.3 mm