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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-C-6
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Velia
visual excamination of fresh break brown, irregular; numerous white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR4/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0.04-0.6
inclusions 20%, length: 0.02-0.8
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0.08-0.8
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0.12-0.6
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, light brown, 0.12
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