FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-G-4
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, granular; some white and dark inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7.5%; void form: channel; void length: 0.04-0.28
inclusions 2.5%, length: 0.2-0.24
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.04-0.2
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0.04-0.08
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