Marble analysis, 4751


Fragment of a Tarentine relief: youth

Limestone origin: Taranto area (Italy)


Microfacies: biomicrite 
Bioclasts: skeletal debris

It is realistic, that this sculpture was carved from limestone of the Taranto area. In this area, the substratum comprises limestones that were exploited during the antiquity for sculptures and buildings. 

D. Decrouez & K. Ramseyer (1998, 2016)