FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NW-LUC-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production North Western Lucania
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow; fine red and white inclusions, medium-sized white inclusions, quartz, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,4
inclusions 20%, length: 0,08-1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0.08-0,4
mica singular
calciumcarbonate singular, 0.12-1.2
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, red, 0,2-1
black inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, black
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