FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ISC-CBM-3
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Ischia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brownish gray, irregular; many fine to large dark gray, scattered white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y6/2
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12
inclusions 25%, length: 0,04-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0.12-1,5
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, red, 0,04
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subsperial, black, 0,2-0,6
grey inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0,08-1
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rusty brown, 0,2-0,4
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