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; numerous fine to large brown particles, some fine light gray inclusions, sporadic shining light gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR8/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,2-2
inclusions 10%, length: 0,2-2,1
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.2-0,8
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,25
black inclusions singular, angular, subelongate, brownish black, glassy, 1,8
grey inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, grey, 0,28-0,8
brown inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, light brown, 0,4-1,6
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