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Mosaic marble tesserae from the underwater archaeological site of Baia (Naples, Italy); determination of the provenance

Michela Ricca, Mauro Francesco La Russa, Silvestro Antonio Ruffolo, Barbara Davidde, Donatella Barca and Gino Mirocle Crisci
Mosaic marble tesserae from the underwater archaeological site of Baia (Naples, Italy); determination of the provenance
European Journal of Mineralogy (February 2014) 26 (2): 323-331

Abstract

This paper is focused on defining the geographic provenance of eight marble tesserae of archaeological interest used for the opus sectile floor slabs of the Villa con ingresso a protiro, located in the Roman underwater Archaeological Park of Baia (Naples, Italy). Geochemical, isotopic and petrographic data show that Carrara, Thasian and Docimium/Afyon marbles were used in manufacturing the mosaic constituting the floor slabs of the Roman Villa.


ISSN: 0935-1221
EISSN: 1617-4011
Serial Title: European Journal of Mineralogy
Serial Volume: 26
Serial Issue: 2
Title: Mosaic marble tesserae from the underwater archaeological site of Baia (Naples, Italy); determination of the provenance
Affiliation: Universita della Calabria, Dipartimento di Biologia, Ecologia e Scienze della Terra, Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
Pages: 323-331
Published: 201402
Text Language: English
Publisher: Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (Naegele u. Obermiller), Stuttgart, Germany
References: 36
Accession Number: 2014-028709
Categories: Igneous and metamorphic petrologyQuaternary geology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. incl. 1 table, sketch map
N40°49'00" - N40°49'00", E14°04'11" - E14°04'11"
Secondary Affiliation: Istituto Superiore per la Conservazione ed il Restauro, ITA, Italy
Country of Publication: Germany
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Abstract, copyright, Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung. Reference includes data from GeoScienceWorld, Alexandria, VA, United States
Update Code: 201418
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