FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-7
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, irregular; numerous fine to mid-sized white, gray and black inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 8%; void form: channel; void length: 0,2-0,6
inclusions 15%, length: 0,4-1,2
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz riddled with, angular, subelongate, clear; white, 0.4-1,2
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, elongate, dark grey, 0,8
foraminifera frequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,4
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