FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-1
ware Terra Sigillata
Sigillata Puteolana
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
visual excamination of fresh break smooth break, no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7,5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,125
inclusions 5%, length: 0,025-0,375
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, clear, 0,025
mica singular, angular, spherical, white, 0,025
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,025
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown; light red, 0,025-0,2
black inclusions singular, angular, spherical, black, 0,025-0,075
more inclusions1 singular, white, 0,25
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