FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-CBM-2
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, irregular; medium-sized dark red and white inclusions, few mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR 8/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08-0,2
inclusions 10%, length: 0,04-1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.04-0,08
mica frequent, 0.04-0.25
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, white, 0.6-0.8
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subelongate, dark brown, 0,4-0,6
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black
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