FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-A-2
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 331)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, laminated; many fine to medium-sized white inclusions, some channel formed voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface laminated
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,1-2
inclusions 25%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,3-0,6
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,15-0,5
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, subangular, spherical, black, 0,15
red iron oxide concretions singular, well rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,2
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