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VIA GABINA MARBLES
Site G10
Marble Veneer Fragements
BB 18 (2) pavonazzetto 0.7 strip 2.8
rosso antico 0.5 strip 0.7 ?
giallo antico 0.4 lozenge 3 x 3
mid-grey f.g. 0.9
1.0
1.1
white f.g. (pavonazzetto?) 0.9 strip 2.8
BB 21E (4) ALABASTRO FIORITO 1.2 slab >17.5 x >11
di Palombara
CC 15 W A (3) 81-18' portasanta 2.8 moulding
pavonazzetto >2.5 moulding
white/grey m-c g. 2.7 moulding
CC 23 (1) green sandstone tessera?
DD 16 A (8) green porphyry - chip
green pavonazzetto 0.6
DD 218 (11) greyish white m.g. 1.4 flat moulding, shallow flutes
DD 20 (4) 007 pavonazzetto? 1.0 rect 8.6 x 7.5
giallo antico 0.7
DD 21E (1) grey bardiglio luna 0.9
1.2
1.3
1.6
DD 21E A (3) white/grey m-c g. 1.1
DD 21E H (3) greyish white m.g. whetstone? 1.8
EE 16 N (2) white f.g. flat frame moulding - small fragment
T 18 A (3) portasanta PILASTER CAPITAL
T 18 Z (2) portasanta 3.8 moulding
U 17 R (3) giallo antico 1.0 angled shape
0.5 strip o.6
1.2 triangle 21 x 14 x 14
0.6 triangle 21 x 14 x 14
U 20 B (4) mid grey f.g. 1.5 triangle 10 x 10 x 10
U 20 P (3) rosso antico 0.4 strip 3.7
giallo antcio 0.8
lavagna (6) flakes
greyish white f.g. 2.0 slab >17 x >15 with rounded edge = step?
V 16 (1) africano ? (green) 0.8
0.9
pavonazzetto 1
pavonazzetto brecciato 0.5 strip 5.8
rosso antico 1.7 moulding
giallo antico 0.4 strip 5.2
pale grey f.g. 1.2 flat moulding on one edge
white/grey m-c g. 3.5 moulding
V 16 E (2) portasanta 0.8
1.2
rose/brick red breccia 1.2
giallo antico 0.4 strip 5.4
grey stringato luna 1.9
white m-c g. 1.5
V 17 (1) green porphyry 0.4
ALABASTARO FIORITO 1.0
africano 1.2
portasanta 0.6 mitred
pavonazzetto 0.5 strip 3.6
0.7 strip 3.7 (recut)
cipollino 1.5 rounded edge
grey f.g. 1.5 flat moulding on one edge
white/grey m-c g. 1.5 rounded edge
V 18 (1) africano green 1.2
1.2 strip 7.1
portasanta 0.8
1.3 rounded edge
pavonazzetto 0.5
0.7 shape
0.8 strip 3.5
pale grey f.g. 1.3 strip 9
1.3 flat moulding on one edge
white/grey m-c g. 1.4
1.6 rounded edge
3.6 moulding
V 18 P (4) portasanta 1.3 rounded edge
white/grey m-c g. 1.7 rounded edge
V 18 R (2) portasanta 0.4
0.7
0.8
1.5 rounded edge
rose/flesh breccia 1.1 mitered strip 7.5
pavonazzetto 0.7
rose antico 0.3
0.5
0.6 strip 0.6
cipollino 1.0-1.1 (5)
palombino 2.0 (2) rectangle
grey veined grey v.f.g. 1.0 flat moulding = veneer pilaster base
grey mottled white f.g. 3.6 (1) moulding
0.7
0.8
0.9
white/grey m-c g. 3.8 (2) moulding
1.2 (2) rounded edge
1.4
V 20 A (3) white/grey m-c g. 2.1 (3) mortar on all sides
greyish white m-c g. 2.1
W 17 (1) portasanta 1.2-1.5
1.4 rounded edge
pavonazzetto 0.8
giallo antico 0.5
0.6
1.0
1.5 strip 3.6
cipollino 1.0
grey bardiglio luna 0.7
grey stringato 1.3
white/grey m-c g. 3.8 moulding
W 17 B (2) portasanta 1.3
giallo antico 0.4
cipollino 1.1
white/grey m-c g. 3.6 moulding
1.2
1.6
greyish white f.g. 2.1
greyish m.g. 0.9
1.1 flat moulding = part of a door frame
W 17 N (8) red sandstone 2.0 (2) square 4 x 4
green sandstone 2.0 square 4 x 4
yellow sandstone 2.0 square 4 x 4
X 18 u/s (1) grey stringato 2.1 triangle 15 x 15 x 15
white/grey m-c g. 1.8 (2) rounded edge
white m-c g. 1.4
X 18 A (3) giallo antico 1.7 mitred ?
grey Dokimion ? 2.1
grey stringato luna 1.2
(4) portasanta 0.8
1.0
breccia cottanello 1.8 (2)
giallo antico 0.9 mitred ?
grey stringato luna 0.8 triangle 12 x 8.5
white/grey m-c g. 1.0
greyish white f.g. 1.6 strip 1.8
(6) breccia coralline 0.5
white/grey m-c g. 1.3 rounded edge
greyish white f.g. 1.7 (2)
2.2
(7) portasanta 2.2 angled shape
0.8
rose/flesh breccia 0.7
breccia cottanello 1.8 triangle 13 x 9 x 7
purple/white breccia - 3 flakes
giallo antico 0.7 strip 2.3
2.0
cipollino 0.9
lavagna 1.0
grey bardiglio luna 0.5
0.9
1.3 (2)
grey stringato luna 1.8 (2)
1.3 triangle 12 x 7 x 4
white/grey m-c  g. 1.1 (2)
1.3
(7') portasanta 0.5
0.6
1.2
X 18 B (3) portasanta 1.2 triangle 8 x 7 x 4
giallo antico 0.8 strip 3.7
grey bardiglio 0.5 strip 4.1
grey stringato 1.0
white/grey m-c g. 1.3 mitred
1.5
greyish white m.g. 0.7
(4) portasanta 0.5
avonazzetto 0.9 triangle 10 x 9 x 5
0.6
0.5 strip 3.6
grey bardiglio 1.1 strip 3.2
1.2
1.2 strip 3.1
grey+white veins f.g. 1.5 triangle 13 x 9 x 9
1.5 (2)
1.2
1.0
(5) portasanta 0.5
1.6
1.8 triangle 15 x 12 x 9
pink/purple breccia 1.9 mitred strip ? 8.3
giallo antico 0.6 strip 3.4
cipollino 0.9 (bedder)
grey bardiglio luna 0.5
1.5 mitred
grey stringato 0.5
1.1
1.2
white/grey m-c g. 1.3
white f.g. 1.6
1.9
2.0
3.0
(6) grey f.g. 1.1-1.7
grey/white f.g. 0.9 triangle 14 x 9.5
(7) portasanta 0.6
0.8
1.0
1.2
giallo antico 0.4
grey bardiglio 0.5
0.7 (2)
1.2 (3)
1.4 triangle 11 x 7
white f.g translucent 1.1
1.2
X 18 C (3) portasanta 0.7
1.1
1.6
portasanta ? 1.1
cipollino 0.5 (3)
1.2 rounded edge
1.7
2.4
mid-grey f.g. 0.7 (3)
0.9
1.5
X 18 D (3) breccia cottanello 1.2
1.4 (2)
breccia pavonazza 0.8
0.9
1.0
1.4
giallo antico
X 18 F (3) portasanta 0.6 (2)
1.0 (2)
1.2 (2)
1.3 triangle 14 x 9.5
2.0 triangle >19 x >14
portasanta ? 0.9 mitred
1.1
1.3
1.7 (4)
2.0-2.5 (2)
breccia pavonazza ? 0.7 (2)
0.8 (3)
1.0 (3)
1.0 triangle >14 x >17
1.5 square? >13 x >18
2.1
grey pavonazzetto 1.5 rhomboid
breccia coralline ? 2.0 mitred strip
1.4 angled shape
giallo antico 0.6 mitred
cipollino 0.7
1.5
black/white granite 1.3
grey Dokimion ? 0.7 (2)
0.8 (3)
0.9
grey bardiglio luna 1.2
1.4
grey stingato luna 0.8 (6)
0.9 (2)
1.3 (5)
1.5
1.7
1.8 (2)
2.3
white/grey m-c g. 0.8 (2)
1.1 quite large
1.3 (3) pieces: e.g.
1.7 (3) 23 x 20 x 10
2.0 (2)
X 18 G (3) portasanta 0.5
grey bardiglio 0.6
1.0
X 18 H (3) africano 0.7
portasanta 0.5
0.7
0.8
1.4
1.5 triangle 30 x 21 x 21
1.6 triangle 9 x 6.5 x 6.5
cipollino 0.4-2.6 (17) including RE
palombino 1.0
dark grey/white f.g. 2.3
grey bardiglio luna 1.1
grey f.g. 0.3
0.6
0.9
1.4
X 18 I (3) portasanta 1.2 rounded edge
X 18 J grey bardiglio luna 1.4 rounded edge (from wall insitu)
X 18 K (3) cipollino flake
portasanta ? 0.5
grey bardiglio luna 1.5
X 18 Q (2) cipollino ? eroded pebble
(3') grey/white m.g. 1.6 (2)rounded edge
X 18 Q/U (3) cipollino 1.2
(3') portasanta 1.0
grey bardiglio luna 0.5
0.7 (2)
0.8
1.2
1.3
white m.g. 0.4
X 18 R (2) pink/purple breccia 1.2 mitred
(3) breccia cottanello 1.8
1.9
grey bardiglio luna 0.5 (2)
white –decomposing 0.8
1.0
1.7
(4) grey stringato luna 1.5
mid-grey f.g. 1.2
X 18 S (3) cipollino flake
grey m-c g. .0 (2)
(6) portasanta 0.6
1.7
grey bardiglio luna 0.9 (2)
1.8 (2)
1.5 10.8 x >7.5
white/grey m-c g. 1.3 (mitred?)
pale grey f.g. 1.6 mitred
(7) pavonazzetto 0.6
0.7 (3)
1.2
skyros 1.9
portasanta 0.8
1.0
1.2 (2)
1.3 strip 10 mitred
1.3 triangle 9 x 10 x 7.5
1.5
1.6 rhomboid
1.6 triangle 8 x 8 x 6.5
breccia cottanello 1.7
giallo antico 0.5
cipollino 0.9
grey bardiglio luna 0.7
1.0 (3)
1.3 (3)
1.5
3.0
dark grey/mottled 1.5 strip 8.5 mitred
white/grey m-c g. 1.0 (2)
1.2 triangle 5 x 10.5
white f.g. 0.6
0.7
1.8
2.5 rect. 8 x 10.5
X 18T (5) breccia pavonazza 1.0
grey bardiglio luna 1.2 strip 3.0
grey stringato 0.7
(6) grey stringato 1.1 mitred
(7) portasanta 1.0
1.9
breccia cottanello 1.9
grey bardiglio luna 1.2
grey stringato 1.0 mitred strip 6.5
1.7
grey f.g. 1.0 mitred strip 8.0
1.3
X 18 U (3) portasanta 1.5 rounded edge
grey bardiglio luna 0.7
1.4 strip 3.2
1.5 (2)
1.8 rounded edge
X  21 (1) 85-34 giallo antico .07 strip 5.5
X 21 U (2) giallo antico 2.8 (3) moulding A
3.0 (2) moulding
3.2 (4) moulding
3.2 (5) moulding
3.2 (3) moulding
3.4 (1) moulding
3.6 (3) moulding
3.6 (4) moulding
3.8 (2) moulding
3.8 (1) moulding
3.2 (1) moulding B
3.4 (1) moulding
3.8 (1) moulding
Z 16 S (1) portasanta 0.9
0.6
1.3 recut from a piece of flan moulding
Z 21/22 N (7) giallo antico 3.2 moulding
Sculpture
CC 18 (4) 83-61 B Hand
CC 18 (2) Hand and forearm
Marble: medium-coarse crystallized translucent white
N 15 /B/ O 15 (3a)  + N 14 (4a) Foot
Marble: medium-coarse white
N 14 (46) 78-4 Fragment of fur/fleece and collar
Marble: medium-coarse white
P 12 L unstrat. 79 -14 Fragment of relief
Marble: fine-medium crystallized greyish white
G10 total number of fragments examined 502
quarter mouldings 44
flat mouldings (W17, EE16, DD18, V16, V18, X18B) 7
pilaster capital 1
chips/flakes/pebbles 13
triangles 21
rectangles 5
squares 5
lozenges 1
other shapse 6
strips 26
strips with mitred corners 7
frags with mitred corners 13
frags with one rounded edge 26
undifferentiated frags 327

OF THE 327 UNDIFF. TRI. RECT. SQ. LOZ. SHAPES
portasanta 55 8 2
breccia cottanello 9
breccia pavonazza 14
rose/flesh breccia 2
pink/purple breccia -
breccia corallina 1
pavonazzetto 10
pavonazzetto brecciato -
skyros 1
grey pavonazzetto 1
rosso antico -
giallo antico 17
africano 2
africano verde 3
green porphyry 1
cipollino 34
palombino 1
lavagna 1
alabastro fiorito 1
black & white granite 1
grey dokimion ? 7
grey bardiglio luna 45
grey stringato luna 35
grey/white f.g. 4
grey mottled white f.g. 3
grey+white veins f.g. 4
dark grey/white f.g. 1
mid grey f.g. 9
pale grey f.g. -
grey f.g. 6
white f.g. 10
white f.g. translucent 2
grey m-c g. 2
white/grey m-c g. 27
gray/white m.g. -
greyish white m.g. 4
white m-c g. 3

STRIPS MITRED
0.6 giallo antico
0.9 giallo antico
0.7 rosso antico
1.8 greyish white f.g.
2.3 giallo antico
2.8 pavonazzetto
2.8 white (pavonazzetto?)
3.0 grey bardiglio
3.1 grey bardiglio
3.2 grey bardiglio
3.2 grey bardiglio
3.4 giallo antico
3.5 pavonazzetto
3.6 pavonazzetto
3.6 pavonazzetto
3.7 pavonazzetto
3.6 giallo antico
3.7 giallo antico
3.7 rosso antico
4.1 grey bardiglio
5.2 giallo antico
5.4 giallo antico
5.5 giallo antico
5.8 pavonazzetto brecciato
6.5 grey stringato
7.1 africano verde
7.5 rose/flash breccia
8.0 grey f.g.
8.2 breccia corallina
8.3 pink/purple breccia
8.5 dark grey mottled
9.0 pale grey f.g.
10.0 portasanta
13.0 breccia corallina

TRIANGLES MITRED
pink/purple breccia
Equilateral: breccia cottanello
10 mid grey f.g portasanta (3)
15 grey stringato giallo antico (3)
white/grey m-c g. (2)
Isoceles: grey bardiglio
5 x 3.5 white/ m-c g. pale grey f.g.
8 x 6.5 portasanta grey stringato
9 x 6.5 portasanta
11 x 7 grey bardiglio
12 x 8.5 grey bardiglio
13 x 9 grey+white veins f.g.
12 x 8 grey stringato
14 x 9.5 grey/white f.g.
14 x 9.5 portasanta
21 x 14 giallo antico
21 x 14 giallo antico
30 x 21 portasanta
>19 x >14 portasanta
>17 x >14.5 breccia pavonazza?
? x 29.7 grey pavonazzetto
Other:
8 x 7 x 4 portasanta
10 x 9 x 5 pavonazzetto
10 x 9 x 7.5 portasanta
13 x 9 x 7 breccia cottanello
15 x 12 x 9 portasanta

ROUNDED EDGES
grey bardiglio 1
greyish white f.g. 1
cipollino 4
white/grey m-c g. 7
grey/white m.g. 2
portasanta 6
rosso antico 5
QUARTER MOULDING
giallo antico (X21 U 2, Z21/22 N 7)
portasanta (CC 15 W A, T18 Z)
pavonazzetto (CC 15 W A)
white/grey m-c g. (CC 15 W A, V 16 1, V 18 1, V 18 R 2, W 17 1, W 17 B 2)
grey mottled white f.g. (V 18 R
rosso antico
giallo antico and portasanta same profile
pavonazzetto different
white/grey m-c g. simple ogee as well as GA PS type

VIA GABINA MARBLES
Site G11
Marble Veneer Fragments
G 20 giallo antico (2) 0.7/0.9
H 17 B (3) palombino 2.5 triangle 18 x 13 *
rosso antico 0.6 strip/rounded edge
grey (f.g.) 2
H 24 B (2) rosso antico rounded edge
I 20 (3) white luna chip
(6) lavagna (worn)
I 20/B/J 20 africano chip
giallo antico chip
palombino chip
white luna chip
J 15 (1) africano 0.9
(2) white luna (2 chips
(3) yellow limestone pebble
K 14/B/K 15 (7) breccia coralline 1.5
K 15B (2) portasanta 0.6
K 16 (1) africano 1.6
giallo antico (4) 0.4
rosso antico 0.4
cipollino/pentelic ? 1.3
K 17/B/K 18 (1) grey limestone paving 2.0
grey bardiglio luna 1.1 (burnt)
K 19 A (2) africano 1.4
K 20 E (1) pavonazzetto 0.8
giallo antico 0.8 triangle 10 x 7
0.8 mitred corner
0.8
lavagna 1.4
(3) giallo antico 2.0 triangle 10 x 7
dark grey v.f.g. (2) 0.8/10
J 20/B/K 20 (2) grey variegated f.g. hexagon 13 p.side
K 21/B/L 21 (2)A grey variegated f.g. 4.5 square 14.5 x 14.5
(4)A palombino 2.0 square 14.5 x 14.5
unmarked palombino triangle 18 x 13 *
L 18 (2) cipollino 1.2 rounded edge
L 19 N/ L 20 NW (1) giallo antico (brecciated) shape recut from a scallop-moulded object
L 19 B/ L 20 N
K 22/B/L 22 (2) lavagna 2.0 trapezoid
L 22 A (2) lavagna 2.3 lozenges 7 x 7
+ mortar bed with setting fragment of thin giallo antico veneer and imprint of triange 12 x 12 + giallo antico triangle to fit
L 23 (3) africano strip 7.6 wide (cut from moulding)
portasanta? 1.2
giallo antico 2.0/2.3
2.1
cipollino 16
red/brick/purple breccia 2.5
rose/flesh/grey breccia 1.5
NB all are rough on the underside and relatively think.
Probably they belong with the lavagna shapes in L 22 A (2).
An Assortment of unmarked pieces of africano, giallo antico, portasanta, and pavonazzetto, some thick, some thin, some triangles, and a cipollino strip 4.5 wide in the same box. The assemblage suggests a cocciopesto floor enlivened with scraps of various couloured marbles.
Other marble elements
H 17 B 74-43 (3) Top part of a trapezophorus leg
15.5 x 12.5, 6.8 high socket in top 5 x 3.5
f.g. greyish white marble with quartz veins
H 18 A (4) Block with profiled edge
22.vi.77 f.g. greyish white luna
J 19 (4) Pestle (worn, re-usable as burning stone?)
f.g. slightly decomposing greyish white (luna?)

VIA GABINA MARBLES
Site G13
TT A (1) cipollino 1.5
green porphyry 0.6 (strip? 3.5)
red porphyry 1.0
rosso antico 0.6 (strip? 3.5)
1.9 rounded edge
giallo antico 0.6 (strip? 2.8)
lavagna (strip? 4.8)
greyish white luna 1.0 strip 2.0
1.2 strip 2.3
1.4 strip ?
black/grey granite 1.8
red/purple breccia 2.8
TT A (2) giallo antico (2) 0.5/0.8
greyish white luna 1.5 strip 2.3
0.7 triangle 4 x 6 x 7.5
0.7
Strips suggest remnants of veneer from a single context. Range of stones represented suggests Late Roman, even early Medieval period.
TT B (1) pavonazzetto 0.8
(3) pavonazzetto (2) 0.7/1.0

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