FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-2
ware Terra Sigillata
Sigillata Puteolana
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
visual excamination of fresh break granular, fine black inclusions and mica sporadically visible
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,375
inclusions 20%, length: 0,025-0,25
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, clear, 0,025-0,125
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, dark, 0,025-0,075
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,025-0,125
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,025-0,1
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,025-0,075
more inclusions1 singular, yellowish white, 0,25
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