Marble analysis, 4779


Head of a bearded man

Limestone origin: local


Microfacies: biomicrite
Bioclasts: 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)