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Carrara

Quarry

Coordinates: 44.09°N 10.12°E

Italy / Italia

Location

Details

Stone:

Marble, White Marble,

Bibliography:

Banti 1931; Gnoli 1988: 265; Mielsch 1985: 61-62; Dolci 1980; Dolci 1981; Dolci 1988

Location:

Northern Tuscany, in the Apuan Alps

Material:

White marbles of various qualities (statuario, ordinario, calacata, chiaro), several veined and a blue-grey variety with dark veins (bardiglio); used locally from Etruscan period and widely exported in Roman Imperial period

Bibliography

Banti 1931; Dolci 1980; Dolci 1981; Mielsch 1985: 61-62; Dolci 1988; Gnoli 1988: 265.

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