FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-G-10
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine grained; many fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,5
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,01-0,15
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz singular, angular, spherical, clear, 0,12
mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,08
calciumcarbonate very frequent, well rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,025-0,25
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, well rounded, spherical, brownish black; black, 0,025-0,15
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, subangular, spherical, rusty brown, 0,025-0,4
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