FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type SAL-REG-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Salerno region
visual excamination of fresh break gray, irregular fracture, numerous partly large white, dark and brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR 5/1, edges 7.5YR 5/1
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel; void length: 0.2-1
inclusions 20%, length: 0.025-1.1
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0.1-0.5
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.025-0.5
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, subspherical, yellowish white, 0.1-1
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.1-0.75
black inclusions frequent, subrounded, subspherical, black, 0.075-0.75
more inclusions1 infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black glassy, 0.1-0.25
more inclusions2 singular, very angular, subelongate, green, glassy, 0.3
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