FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-F-2
ware Fine Wares
Ceramica a decorazione lineare
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
visual excamination of fresh break light reddish brown, fine; few small dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; chambers; void length: 0,025-0,5
inclusions 5%, length: 0,01-0,5
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,12
mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,25
black iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,025-0,5
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rusty brown, 0,08-0,15
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,25
black inclusions infrequent, subangular, subspherical - subelongate, black, glassy, 0,12-0,45
grey inclusions infrequent, subangular, spherical - subspherical, dark gray, 0,05-0,4
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, light brown, 0,5
white inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - elongate, white, 0,025-0,3
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