FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-A-5
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, granular; white, brown and black inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR6/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 3.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.12-0.4
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.2-1.6
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, clear; white, 0.2-1.6
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, red, 0.4-1.2
black inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, black
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