FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-A-3
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
visual excamination of fresh break red, core: reddish brown, laminated
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6, core: 2.5YR5/3
texture of freshly broken surface laminated
hardness hard
porosity 20%; void form: channel; void length: 0,15-1
inclusions 30%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,15-0,3
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0,3-0,5
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, subspherical, black, 0,15-0,3
white inclusions frequent, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0,15-0,5
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