FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-G-1
ware Glazed Wares
Campana A
supposed site of production Bay of Naples
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish brown, granular; some fine to mid-sized dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,02-0,7
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,01-0,3
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,12
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,01-0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, subspherical, white, 0,05-0,3
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,05
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,2
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,02-0,25
more inclusions1 frequent, angular, spherical, black, glassy, 0,02i
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