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 gray, granular; numerous fine white and singular grey and red inclusions, less mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YRN5
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.08-2
inclusions 6%, length: 0.4-1.2
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.4-0.8
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0.4
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, dark grey, 1.2
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