FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-7
ware Terra Sigillata
Campanian Orange Ware
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) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,5
inclusions 25%, length: 0,025-0,15
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, gray, 0,025-0,15
mica singular, angular, spherical, white; dark
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,025-0,075
reddish inclusions singular, angular, spherical, reddish brown; light red, 0,025-0,075
black inclusions riddled with, angular, spherical, black, 0,025-0,1
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