FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-G-8
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale brown, fine grained; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/3
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,02-0,75
inclusions 1%, length: 0,01-0,2
sorting unsorted


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, clear, 0,15
mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,2
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,05-0,12
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,02-0,08
more inclusions1 infrequent, well rounded, spherical, reddish yellow, 0,05-0,08
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