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, fine; many large darkgray, few large brown inclusions and quartz
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR 8/2
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness soft
porosity 7%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-1,6
inclusions 20%, length: 0,08-1,6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.2-0,8
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, subspherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,8
grey inclusions very frequent, subrounded, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0,4-1,6
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