FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-4
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 359 )
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break very pale brown, granular; some fine to medium-sized white particles, many fine dark inclusions, sporadic fine brown inclusion
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,75
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-1,5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,75
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,2
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,12
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, black, 0,05-0,25
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, yellowish brown, white rim, 0,12-1,5
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