The next time she opened her eyes, sunshine filtered through alabaster blinds on a hospital window.
Alabaster vase: Sykes, Ten Thousand Miles in Persia, p. 445.
Vitale, is made of thin slabs of alabaster, behind which lamps were intended to be placed.
The materials are quartz crystal, basalt, porphyry, syenite, granite, volcanic ash, various metamorphics, serpentine, slate, dolomite marble, alabaster, many colored marbles, saccharine marble, grey and white limestones.
In Assyrian mounds limestone and alabaster are the chief material.