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Table 1 Amount of paint colors and corresponding calcite powder scraped from Pompeian’s wall painting samples

From: An enhanced procedure for the analysis of organic binders in Pompeian’s wall paintings from Insula Occidentalis

Sample Paint color scraped Paint layer (mg) Calcite color scraped Calcite layer (mg)
S1 Gray 120 Whitish 100
S2 Red, green 60 Whitish 83
S3 Green, brown 120 Whitish 130
S4 Violet, green 100 Whitish 120
S5 Red 100 Whitish 50