FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-F-4
ware Fine Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
visual excamination of fresh break light yellowish brown, granular; few fine white and dark inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/4 - 5/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2,5-5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,02-0,5
inclusions 2%, length: 0,01-0,75
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, subangular - angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,4-0,5
mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,1
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,4
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,05
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,25
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, brownish black, 0,05-0,2
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