FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NA-REG-CBM-3
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Naples region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular; numerous medium-sized to very large dark gray inclusions, scattered middle-sized reddish brown particles, isolated small white inclusions, sporadic mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08-1,6
inclusions 30%, length: 0,08-2,4
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, subelongate, clear; grey, 0.2-2,4
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, subspherical, white, 0,08-0,4
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,12
grey inclusions very frequent, subrounded, spherical - elongate, dark grey, 0,08-2,4
brown inclusions very frequent, rounded, spherical, brown, 0,5-1,6
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