Scanning electron micrograph and energy dispersive x-ray analysis of a platy-like precipitate found on the inside surface of the lead pipe. The material is principally composed of lead and contains a greater amount of copper than the needle-like precipitates shown in Figures 11 and 12.

From The Horace's Villa Project, 1997-2003 by Bernard Frischer, Jane Crawford and Monica De Simone

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  • European: Ancient to 400 C.E.
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  • Figure 13 Scanning electron micrograph and energy dispersive x-ray analysis of a platy-like precipitate found on the inside surface of the lead pipe. The material is principally composed of lead and contains a greater amount of copper than the needle-like precipitates shown in Figures 11 and 12.