FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-2
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 307)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, core: light brown, irregular, few fine white and dark particles, some very large dark gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR 6/6, core: 7.5YR6/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-3
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-1
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,12
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,25
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,2
grey inclusions frequent, subrounded, elongate, grey, 0,5-2,5
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