FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, granular; medium-sized dark red inclusions, quartz, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.4
inclusions 10%, length: 0.04-0.6
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz riddled with, angular, subelongate, white; clear, 0.04-0.28
mica riddled with
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