FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-3
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 327)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale yellow, core: very pale brown, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y7/3, core: 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-0,3
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,04-0,3
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,12
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,2
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,12
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white. light brown rim, 0,25
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