FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-C-2
ware Coarse Wares
Banded Ware
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break dark grey, irregular; numerous fine to mid-sized white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YRN4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.12-0.8
inclusions 15%, length: 0.2-0.6
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0.2-0.6
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, red, 0.04-0.08
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, light brown, 0.4-0.6
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