FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-1
ware Terra Sigillata
Sigillata Puteolana
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
visual excamination of fresh break smooth break, no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,475
inclusions 5%, length: 0,025-0,125
sorting poorly sorted silt


mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,025-0,5
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white; yellow, 0,025-0,075
reddish inclusions singular, angular, spherical, reddish brown; light red, 0,025-0,05
black inclusions singular, angular, spherical, black
more inclusions1 singular, yellowish white, 0,25
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