FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type BNAP-A-4
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light reddish brown; many white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5 YR 6/4 - 5YR 6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: vughy; chambers; void length: 0.025-0.375
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.025-0.5
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white; gray, 0.025-0.25
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.025-0.125
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.025-0.075
reddish inclusions infrequent, subrounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0.025-0.5
black inclusions singular, subrounded, subspherical, black, 0.025-0.25
more inclusions1 frequent, rounded, subspherical, white, 0.025-0.5
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