FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-IC-1
ware Ionic Cup
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown,core gray, fine, few small white particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4; core:7.5YRN5/
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,025-0,75
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,01-0,5
sorting unsorted


mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,08
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,12-0,3
black iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, brownish black; dark grey, 0,025-0,3
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spjerical - subelongate, rusty brown, 0,05-0,2
foraminifera infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, white, 0,05-0,25
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