FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-10
fabric previously published as A 6
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break very pale brown, granular; fine gray inclusions, much dark mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: channel; void length: 0,2
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,08-0,4
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.2-1,2
mica frequent, 0.08-0.4
calciumcarbonate infrequent, 0.04-0.24
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, red, 0,2
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