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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type SAL-REG-G-2
ware Glazed Wares
Black glaze ware
supposed site of production Salerno region
visual excamination of fresh break brown, smooth fracture, numerous fine white, some dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR 5/3
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 2.5 - 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.025-0.3
inclusions 2.5%, length: 0.025-0.75
sorting unsorted


mica very frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, dark, white, 0.025-0.075
calciumcarbonate 0.025-0.12
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, rounded, spherical, wj, 0.025-0.12
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.025-0.12
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