Marble analysis, 4836

Fragment of a sarcophagus: head of a Celtic warrior

White marble
Marble origin: Thasos (Greece)


Mineralogy: dolomite
Texture: heteroblastic 
Maximum grain size (MGS): 2.46 mm
δ18OV-PDB: -3.66 ‰
δ13CV-PDB: 3.44 ‰
Cathodoluminescence color: red and brown-red
Cathodoluminescence intensity: strong
Cathodoluminescence distribution: heterogeneous

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

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