FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-G-6
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, granular; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,5
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,01-0,25
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,05-0,12
mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,25
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,025-0,08
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, shining, 0,12
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,25
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