FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-IC-2
ware Ionic Cup
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, granular; few fine dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,01-0,45
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,01-0,25
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,02-0,07
mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,12
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, subangular - subrounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,02-0,25
black inclusions infrequent, subangular - subrounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,02-0,1
foraminifera singular, rounded, spherical, white, 0,1
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