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Monuments: Marino Quarries

Marino was known in the Roman period for its quarries of a variety of tufa called peperino. This stone was extensively used in Republican Rome as a building material and is still quarried today in limited quantities. More

Heiken, G., Funiciello, R., and De Rita, D. (2005). The seven hills of Rome: a geological tour of the eternal city. Princeton NJ; Oxford

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Type
Quarry
Material
Peperino (Visual identification)  
Date
post bc 700 

Location

Current
Marino 

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