FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-CBM-5
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, irregular; numerous fine to very large white, dark grey and red inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-3
inclusions 20%, length: 0.04-2.5
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0.04-1.5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.04
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0.2-2.5
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