FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-G-3
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; some white and red inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.3
inclusions 2.5%, length: 0.02-0.75
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.04-0.12
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0.04-0.4
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0.04
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