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 brown, granular; few white and dark inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR5/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.16
inclusions 2.5%, length: 0.02-0.7
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0.04-0.16
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0.04-0.24
black inclusions infrequent, angular, elongate, black, 0.04-0.08
Cite this page as: FACEM - http://facem.at/m-2-82