FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ISC-CBM-5
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Ischia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break white, hard, granular; numerous large dark gray inclusions, sporadic brown and white particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR8/2
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 3.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-0,6
inclusions 20%, length: 0,2-1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.2-0,8
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
grey inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, dark grey, 0,28-1,2
brown inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, brown, 0,2-1,2
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