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, smooth; some fine white, red and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/8
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 2%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.08-0.4
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.08-0.8
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, white, 0.08-0.8
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, subelongate, dark red, 0.8
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0.12-0.4
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