A New Database of the Quantitative Cathodoluminescence of the Main Quarry Marbles Used in Antiquity

  title={A New Database of the Quantitative Cathodoluminescence of the Main Quarry Marbles Used in Antiquity},
  author={Philippe Blanc and M. Pilar Lapuente Mercadal and Anna Guti{\'e}rrez Garcia-Moreno},
Quantitative cathodoluminescence (CL) has rarely been applied for the archaeometric studies concerning marble provenance, despite its potential. This paper develops the method and provides a new database of the parameters obtained from the main marble quarries used in antiquity. With a total number of 473 marble samples from ten districts of the central and eastern Mediterranean, it is the first database on quantitative CL, with the additional advantage of being the same samples that have… 
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