Koukoulli and Fischer 2011/12, Fig. 9

Koukoulli and Fischer 2011/12, Fig. 9

XRF spectrum of the green paint in the scene depicting Virgin Mary, orans (Bema, east wall), showing the prominent presence of arsenic (As). The iron (Fe) is from celadonite and calcium (Ca) from the plaster (calcium carbonate).

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ebe4a43c878e4991b62ac5093d36ad44

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Byzantine Studies

 
The Techniques and Materials of the Wall Paintings at the Enkleistra of St. Neophytos (Phase II)