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
visual excamination of fresh break light brown; few fine white inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel; void length: 0.24-1.6
inclusions 2.5%, length: 0.44
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.44
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
calciumcarbonate very spherical, Roundend/Well-rounded, yellowish white
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0.04-0.2
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0.04-0.3
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