FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-1
ware Terra Sigillata
Sigillata Puteolana
visual excamination of fresh break smooth break, no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vesicular; void length: 0,025-0,125
inclusions 15%, length: 0,025-0,2
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, clear
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, dark, 0,025-0,1
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,025-0,25
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,025-0,125
black inclusions singular, angular, spherical, black, 0,025-0,2
more inclusions1 frequent, rounded, subspherical, brown; white, 0,25
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