FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-G-4
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown, granular; some white and black inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.24
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, subspherical, clear; white, 0.04-0.32
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, rust coloured, 0.04-0.28
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0.04
brown inclusions singular, very angular, elongate, light brown, 1
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