FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-6
ware Terra Sigillata
Campanian Orange Ware
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
visual excamination of fresh break granular, mica sporadically visible
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,015-0,375
inclusions 30%, length: 0,025-0,75
sorting unsorted


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, clear, 0,025-0,125
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,025-0,15
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,025-0,125
reddish inclusions singular, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,025-0,125
black inclusions riddled with, angular, spherical, black, 0,025-0,75
more inclusions1 frequent, rounded, subspherical, yellowish white, 0,75
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