FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NA-REG-CBM-2
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Naples region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular; large gray and scattered large light red and brown particles, micacious
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 3.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-1,2
inclusions 13%, length: 0,12-2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.08-0,2
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subelongate, rust coloured, 0,2-2
black inclusions frequent
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0,2-0,6
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, yellowish brown, 0,2-1,6
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