FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ISC-CBM-2
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Ischia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break pinkish gray, granular; numerous fine to medium-sized black particles, some fine to medium-sized white inclusions, scattered shining gray particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/2
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,2-2
inclusions 15%, length: 0,12-0,8
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0.2-0,6
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04
black inclusions infrequent, subrounded, spherical - subspherical, black; glassy, 0,5-1
grey inclusions very frequent, rounded, spherical, dark grey, 0,12-0,8
brown inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, dark brown, 0,4-0,6
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