FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NA-REG-CBM-4
ware Ceramic Building Materials
supposed site of production Naples region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular; scattered small white particles, sporadic fine white and large gray inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 3%; void form: vughy; chambers; channel; void length: 0,08-0,5
inclusions 15%, length: 0,12-3
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.12-0,28
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rusty brown, 0,25-0,4
grey inclusions frequent, subrounded, subspherical - subelongate, light grey, 0,2-3
brown inclusions 2,8
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