FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-8
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 2,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,25
inclusions 15%, length: 0,025-0,895
sorting unsorted


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, clear, 0,025-0,125
mica singular, angular, spherical, dark, 0,025
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,025-0,075
reddish inclusions frequent, subangular, spherical, reddish brown; light red, 0,025-0,895
black inclusions very frequent, subangular, subspherical, black, 0,025-0,2
more inclusions1 frequent, rounded, subspherical, yellowish white, 0,125-0,375
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