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: certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine; fine to medium-sized white inclusions, few small red incluisons, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.2
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.12-1.6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0.04-0.6
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, red, 0.12-0.6
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, grey, 0.08-0.5
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