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Table 2 Analytical results of the paint fragments sampled on June 2004

From: Organic materials in the wall paintings in Pompei: a case study of Insuladel Centenario

SAMPLE    FTIR SPECTROSCOPY ANALYSES   GC/MS ANALYSES
41/1 Beeswax, calcium carbonate Egg, animal glue
41/2 Beeswax, calcium carbonate Egg, animal glue (trace)
41/3 Beeswax, gypsum, calcium carbonate Egg, animal glue
42/1 Beeswax, gypsum, calcium oxalate Egg
42/2 Beeswax, calcium carbonate, calcium oxalate Egg, animal glue
42/3 Beeswax, proteinaceous materials Egg, animal glue (trace)
42/4 Gypsum, proteinaceous materials Egg
42/5 Beeswax, gypsum, calcium carbonate Egg, animal glue (trace)
42/6 Gypsum Egg
42/8 Gypsum Egg, animal glue
43/1 Beeswax, gypsum, calcium oxalate Egg, animal glue
43/2 Gypsum, calcium carbonate Egg, animal glue (trace)
43/3 Gypsum, calcium carbonate, silicates Egg, animal glue (trace)
43/4 Beeswax, gypsum, silicates Egg, animal glue (trace)
8/1 Gypsum, calcium oxalate ----
8/2 Calcium carbonate, gypsum ----
46/1 Beeswax, gypsum, calcium oxalate ----
47/1 Calcium carbonate, silicates ----
FR1 Calcium carbonate, silicates ----
FR2 Calcium carbonate, silicates ----
FR3 Calcium carbonate, silicates ----
FR4 Calcium carbonate, silicates ----