FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-C-6
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown to dark grey, irregular; numerous white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7.5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.2
inclusions 15%, length: 0.04-1.2
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0.08-1.2
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, subrounded, subspherical, rust coloured, 0.12-0.6
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, elongate, light brown, 0.08-1
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