FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-F-3
ware Fine Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown and gray, fine grained; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4; 5YR6/1
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,025-0,3
inclusions 1%, length: 0,01-0,25
sorting unsorted


mica very frequent, angular, spherical - very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,25
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0,025-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,02-0,12
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, black, 0,025-0,25
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,12
foraminifera singular, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,25
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