FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-9
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break reddish brown, granular; some mid-sized white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 6%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-0,8
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,4-1
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, white, 1
mica infrequent
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, elongate, dark grey, 0,8
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, yelowish white, 0,84
foraminifera infrequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,4
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