A blue-gray, medium grained Marble quarried in the ancient site of Aphrodisias in southwestern Turkey. The quarry contained adjacent deposits of white marble that was sometimes used to create two-color marble pieces (Grossman 2003).
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- John Herrmann, MFA Antiquities department, submitted information.
- Janet Burnett Grossman, Looking at Greek and Roman Sculpture in Stone, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2003