FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ISC-C-2
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Ischia
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish gray, granular; numerous white and some dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR4/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12
inclusions 25%, length: 0,04-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, clear; white; grey, 0.08-0,6
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,08-1,2
black inclusions very frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,08-0,3
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, 0,2, 3
foraminifera frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,2
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