FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CdE-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break light yellowish brown, core: reddish yellow, granular; sporadic large white and dark brown particles, few fine white and red inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/4, core: 5YR7/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,2
inclusions 20%, length: 0,04-0,4
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz riddled with, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.08-0,4
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, red, 0,04-0,2
black inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, black
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