FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, core: grey, smooth; some fine white red and black inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6, core: 7.5YRN6
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.08-0.6
inclusions 10%, length: 0.12-1.6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.12-1.6
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.04-0.12
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, dark grey, 0.12-0.6
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