Scanning electron micrograph of crust that coats the lead pipe. Note the contrasting structure of the needle-like precipitates that coat the massive substrate (bar at bottom right indicates 100μm).

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 8 Scanning electron micrograph of crust that coats the lead pipe. Note the contrasting structure of the needle-like precipitates that coat the massive substrate (bar at bottom right indicates 100μm).