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 light brownish gray to pale brown, fine; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/2-6/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,02-0,25
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,01-0,2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,08
mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, reddish brown, 0,02-0,08
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,02-0,2
white inclusions singular, angular, very spherical, white, 0,05
more inclusions1 singular, angular, subspherical, black, glassy, 0,12
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