FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NA-REG-CBM-2
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, some fine gray particles, scattered medium-sized gray shining particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR8/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 9%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,2-0,8
inclusions 15%, length: 0,12-2,4
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, grey, 0.24-2,4
mica infrequent
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,04-0,3
reddish inclusions very frequent, subrounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,12-2,4
grey inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, grey, 0,4-1
brown inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, brown, 0,2-0,8
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