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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type VEL-REG-G-1
ware Glazed Wares
supposed site of production Velia region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; some white and dark inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.8
inclusions 2.5%, length: 0.02-0.5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0.04-0.8
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, subangular, subspherical, rust coloured, 0.04-0.4
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0.04
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