FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown to grey, fine; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/6-10YR5/1
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness very hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0.04-0.25
inclusions 2.5%, length: 0.02-0.28
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.04-0.32
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, elongate, rust coloured, 0.04-0.28
black inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical, black, 0.04
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0.04-0.08
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