Corsi Collection of Decorative Stones

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Corsi 946, approx. 145 x 73 x 40 mm, © Oxford University Museum of Natural History

OUMNH Number: 946  
Name and quarry location: Breccia traccagnina, breccia Capitolina, locality unknown  
Geological description: Polymict limestone conglomerate.  
Comments: This is almost certainly breccia Capitolina. The quarry location is not known.  
References: Borghini (1997) 184; Corsi (1845) 146-147; Gnoli (1988) 250; Price (2007) 149  
Further information:

Corsi's classification: Class 1. Marbles; Section 5. Breccias; i. Antique Breccias  
Corsi's text: 116.37/ S19.4 Breccia traccagnina  

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