FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-C-2
fabric previously published as <np>cf.M152/13/<np>
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown to pinkish gray, granular; some fine white inclusions, few dark mid-sized to large inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/2-7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,01-1,7
inclusions 12,5%, length: 0,01-0,9
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular - subrounded, spherical - subelongate, clear; gray, 0,07-0,42
mica frequent, angular, subelongate, white, 0,01
calciumcarbonate singular, angular, subspherical, white, 0,37
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded - subrounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,02-0,2
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded - subrounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,07-0,8
black inclusions frequent, subangular - rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,07-0,9
foraminifera singular, subrounded, subspherical, white, 0,55
more inclusions1 infrequent, angular, spherical - elongate, black, glassy, 0,3
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