FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-C-6
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,01-0,5
inclusions 10%, length: 0,01-0,55
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,05-0,37
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,01-0,02
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,01-0,1
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,02-0,2
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,02-0,55
more inclusions1 singular, angular, subspherical, black, 0,5
more inclusions2 singular, angular, elongate, greenish, transparent, 0,45
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