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; few large dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/3
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,02-0,2
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,01-0,12
sorting unsorted


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