FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-C-3
ware Coarse Wares
Banded Ware
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break grey, smooth; scattered fine to large white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YRN6
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.08-0.4
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.04-1
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0.04-1
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.04
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, light grey, 0.4
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rusty brown, 0.08-0.25
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