FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-IC-3
ware Ionic Cup
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, fine; some fine dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vesicular; void length: 0,01-0,3
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,01-0,2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, subangular - rounded, spherical -subelongate, white, 0,02-0,2
mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,3
black inclusions frequent, rounded - subrounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,02-0,08
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