FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-G-1
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine; some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/8
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04
inclusions 1%
sorting unsorted


quartz rounded, subelongate, clear, 0.16
mica 0.04
black inclusions rounded, subelongate, black
foraminifera rounded, spherical, white, 0.04
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