FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-G-1
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, fine; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/8
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.4
inclusions 1%, length: 0.04-0.12
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, clear; white, 0.04-0.08
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
black iron oxide concretions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0.04
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0.04
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