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, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR7/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.08-0.6
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.02-0.8
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, subspherical, reddish brown, 0.08-0.8
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, grey, 0.08-0.4
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