A fine-grain, black marble quarried in the eastern part of Greece near Attica since ancient times. Eleusinian marble was used for friezes and interior decoration.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Luciana and Tiziano Mannoni, Marble: the history of a culture, Facts on File Publications