FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ISC-AT-1
ware Architectural Terracotta
supposed site of production Ischia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish brown, irregular; medium-sized red and gray inclusions, some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,2-0,6
inclusions 45%, length: 0,08-0,4
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, white; gray, 0,2-1,8
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
red iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,3-1
reddish inclusions singular, angular, spherical, light red, 3
black inclusions riddled with, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0,2-0,6
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