FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-C-2
fabric previously published as GK 5
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, irregular; white, gray and red inclusions, some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08-0,4
inclusions 10%, length: 0,2-1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, white; clear, 0.28-1,2
mica frequent
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.4
reddish inclusions frequent, rrounded, spherical, red, 0,2-0,8
foraminifera frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.2-0.4
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