FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ISC-CBM-4
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Ischia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break unfired: light yellowish brown, soft; numerous white and black inclusions; fired: pink
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR6/3; fired: 5YR7/4
porosity 4%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,2-0,6
inclusions 15%, length: 0,2-0,8
sorting well sorted sand in different compositions


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,08-0,8
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white; yellowish white, 0,2-1
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,8
red iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical, rusty brown, 0,2-0,4
black inclusions very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,08-0,8
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