FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-G-3
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; brown inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.6
inclusions 1%, length: 0.04-0.28
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.08-0.24
mica very frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.08
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0.08-0.2
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rusty brown, 0.12-0.28
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