FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-A-3
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; many medium-sized white inclusions, some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; void length: 0.16-1.2
inclusions 15%, length: 0.2-1.2
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.4
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, red
foraminifera infrequent, rounded, subelongate, white
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