FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type SAL-REG-C-2
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Salerno region
visual excamination of fresh break brown, irregular fracture, numerous partly large white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR 4/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: channel; void length: 0.3-1
inclusions 25%, length: 0.25-1.1
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0.15-0.7
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.025
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0.15-1
reddish inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.3-1
black inclusions frequent, subangular, subspherical, black, 0.075-0.8
grey inclusions singular, subrounded, subspherical, grey, 0.1-0.3
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