FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-C-10
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown, irregular; many fine white, some fine to large dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,4
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0,08-1
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white; dark, 0,02-0,08
black iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, brownish black, black, 0,2-1
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rusty brown, 0,025-0,5
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,025-0,75
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