FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break grey, fine; sporadic fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR3/1
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: chambers; void length: 0.04-0.4
inclusions 1%, length: 0.04-0.16
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.12-0.16
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical - elongate, rust coloured, 0.04-0.08
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