Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

view of stone 421

Corsi 421, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 421  
Name and quarry location: Breccia della villa Adriana, breccia Quintilina, most probably from Levanto, Liguria, Italy  
Geological description: Serpentinite breccia.  
References: Borghini (1997) 188; Corsi (1845) 145-146; Gnoli (1988) 253-257; Price (2007) 179  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; i. Antique Breccias  
Corsi's text: 116.33 Breccia della villa Adriana... perchè fu trovata ne'scavi di quel solo luogo  

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