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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-A-5
fabric previously published as Late Punic, Carthage (n. 367)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, irregular, some fine to medium-sized white inclusions, few very large white (carbonate) particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,03-1
inclusions length: 1,8


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; gray, 0,06-0,3
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,06-0,25
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, very spherical - elongate, white, 1,5-3
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