FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
Banded Ware
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, some large dark rounded clay particles, fine; fine to medium-sized white inclusions, few small to very large red inclusons, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0.2-1.2
inclusions 4%, length: 0.4
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.04-0.4
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.04-0.6
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, grey, 0.04-0.4
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