FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-IC-3
ware Ionic Cup
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, subcoinchodal; singular mid-sized white inclusion, micacious
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface subconchoidal
hardness hard
porosity 2,5 - 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,02-0,6
inclusions 1%, length: 0,01-1,05
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular - subrounded, spherical - elongate, white; clear, 0,02-1,05
mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,01-0,12
reddish inclusions infrequent, subrounded, spherical - subelongate, reddish brown, 0,02-0,08
black inclusions infrequent, angular - subrounded, spherical - elongate, black, 0,02-0,25
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