FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-G-9
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, fine; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,25
inclusions 1%, length: 0,02-0,12
sorting unsorted


mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,25
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,05-0,12
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,12
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rusty brown, 0,05-0,12
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-0,15
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