FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NA-REG-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Naples region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, smooth; scattered small white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-0,12
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,04-0,5
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,04-0,3
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
red iron oxide concretions frequent, subrounded, spherical - elongate, rust coloured, 0,04-0,28
black inclusions infrequent, very angular, spherical, black, 0,04-0,16
white inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,2
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