FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-5
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular; large quartz particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 1.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12
inclusions length: 1-2,8
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white, 1
mica frequent
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, elongate, dark grey
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, light grey
foraminifera frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.2
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