FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type SAL-REG-C-2
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Salerno region
visual excamination of fresh break brown, irregular fracture, numerous white, reddish brown and black inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR 5/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 25%; void form: channel; void length: 0.3-0.75
inclusions 20%, length: 0.025-1.5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, clear; white, 0.3-0.5
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.025
red iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, subspherical, reddish brown, 0.15-1.5
black inclusions frequent, angular, subelongate, black, 0.1-0.25
grey inclusions singular, subangular, subspherical, grey, 0.3-0.6
more inclusions1 infrequent, very angular, subelongate, clear, 0.25-0.5
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