FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-5
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 300 )
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light red, core: light brown, irregular; numerous medium-sized white particles (carbonate-pseudomorphoses)
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR6/6, core: 7.5YR6/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-1,5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,04-0,3
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate very frequent, well rounded, spherical - subspherical, yellowish white, 0,3-1,5
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,04-0,3
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,25
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