FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-TS-4
ware Terra Sigillata
supposed site of production Italy
visual excamination of fresh break granular, mica sporadically visible
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,025-0,25
inclusions 75%, length: 0,025-0,25
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz singular, angular, subspherical, clear, 0,025-0,25
mica singular, angular, spherical, white; dark, 0,025-0,125
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,025-0,075
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,025-0,25
black inclusions singular, angular, subspherical, black, 0,025-0,1
more inclusions1 infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,175
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