Scanning electron micrograph and energy dispersive x-ray analysis of the contact zone between the lead pipe and soil. The material contains principally lead and calcium, with minor amounts of silicon, iron, copper, and aluminum.

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 10 Scanning electron micrograph and energy dispersive x-ray analysis of the contact zone between the lead pipe and soil. The material contains principally lead and calcium, with minor amounts of silicon, iron, copper, and aluminum.