FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-C-5
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light reddish brown, granular; some fine to mid-sized white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 12,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,01-0,75
inclusions 17,5%, length: 0,01-0,87
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular - subrounded, spherical - subelongate, clear; gray, 0,05-0,87
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,01-0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, subangular - rounded, spherical - subelongate, white, 0,02-0,25
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,02-0,12
reddish inclusions frequent, subangular - subrounded, spherical - subelongate, reddish brown, 0,02-0,7
black inclusions frequent, subangular - subrounded, spherical - subelongate, black, 0,05-0,8
more inclusions1 infrequent, angular, spherical - elongate, black, glassy, 0,15-0,55
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