Scanning electron micrograph and energy dispersive x-ray analysis of a needle-like precipitate found on the inside surface of the lead pipe. The material is principally composed of lead, with minor amounts of silicon and copper.

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 11 Scanning electron micrograph and energy dispersive x-ray analysis of a needle-like precipitate found on the inside surface of the lead pipe. The material is principally composed of lead, with minor amounts of silicon and copper.