FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-C-8
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, granular; some fine white and fine to mid-sized dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,4
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting unsorted


mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,08
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,12
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,12
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,1-0,5
brown inclusions singular, rounded, subspherical, dark brown, glassy, 0,6
foraminifera infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,1-0,2
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