FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-CBM-1
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular, numerous fine to large white inclusions, sporadic light gray particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 3%; void form: vesicular; void length: 0,12-0,4
inclusions 10%, length: 0,12-1,6
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.12-1
mica infrequent
calciumcarbonate frequent, angular, subelongate, yellowish white, 0.12-1.6
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