FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-G-5
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, fine grained; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 3%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,02-0,3
inclusions 5%, length: 0,01-0,25
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; grey, 0,05-0,25
mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,08
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,01-0,02
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded - subrounded, spherical - subelongate, reddish brown, 0,02-0,25
black inclusions frequent, rounded - subrounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,02-0,2
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