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Table 1 Raman spectroscopy results

From: First insights into the archaeometric analysis of the Los Amores Mosaic in Cástulo (Linares, Spain): the Judgement of Paris

Colour Tesserae Raman bands (cm−1) Compound
White 5 280, 1086 Calcite [48, 49]
41 282, 711, 1086
75 155, 282, 712, 1086
Beige 14 175, 300, 725, 1097 Dolomite [35, 48]
52 175, 299, 724, 1098
56 174, 300, 1097
71 175, 299, 1097
72 175, 300, 1098
Red 18 224, 291, 410, 609 Hematite [35, 50]
19 224, 291, 409, 610
20 224, 242, 291, 410, 611
23 224, 292, 410
45 223, 291, 410, 613
59 224, 291, 409, 610
60 224, 290, 410
87 224, 290, 409
88 224, 292, 410
90 154, 282, 711, 1086 Calcite [48, 49]
40 282, 1084
54 281, 1086
63 154, 177, 282, 299, 712, 1086, 1098 Calcite [48, 49], dolomite [35, 48]
76 156, 282, 710, 1086 Calcite [48, 49]
Black 34 281, 1086 Calcite [48, 49]
42 282, 1086 Calcite [48, 49]
43 142, 397, 463, 515, 636 Anatase [32, 33], quartz [33, 35]
78 142 Anatase [32, 33]
79 141 Anatase [32, 33]
BT 140, 473, 635, 766, 959 Lead glass Raman signature [34, 46, 47]
Blue 9 670 Calcium antimonite [24, 45]
10 670
11 670
12 670
47 670
68 670
91 670
Green GT 235, 324, 335, 483, 550, 669, 781, 952, 992, 1090 Soda-lime-silicate glass Raman signature [34, 45, 46]
Calcium antimonate [24, 45]
  1. BT loose black tessera, GT loose green tessera