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 reddish yellow, granular, fine to small white inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 3%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.12
inclusions 5%, length: 0.08-0.4
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, 0.08-0.4
mica singular
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