FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NA-REG-CBM-1
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Naples region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular; numerous middle-sized to large reddish brown particles, some fine gray particles, scattered fine gray shining particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-0,4
inclusions 15%, length: 0,2-2,4
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0,2-0,6
mica infrequent
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,2-0,25
reddish inclusions very frequent, subrounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,2-2,4
grey inclusions very frequent, angular, spherical - subspheridal, dark grey, 0,12-0,4
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