FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-4
ware Terra Sigillata
Sigillata Puteolana
visual excamination of fresh break granular, no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,375
inclusions 10%, length: 0,025-0,5
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, clear
mica singular, angular, spherical, white, 0,025-0,2
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,025-0,075
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown; light red, 0,025-0,25
black inclusions very frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,025-0,125
more inclusions1 frequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,25
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