FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-G-6
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine; few fine dark inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,02-0,4
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,01-1
sorting unsorted


mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,12
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,05-0,18
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,02-0,1
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,25
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,02-0,18
foraminifera infrequent, well rounded, spherical - elongate, white, 0,08-1
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