FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-A-1
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 354)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale brown to light brown, hackly
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/3-7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface hackly
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,15-1
inclusions 20%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,15-0,6
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,06-0,15
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, white, 0,6-1
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