FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CdE-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, core: pink, granular; numerous fine white inclusions, some large black and white inclusions, some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6, core: 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,08-0,8
inclusions 20%, length: 0,12-0,8
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz riddled with, angular, subelongate, white; clear, 0.2-0,8
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, red, 0,12-0,6
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black
foraminifera infrequent, rounded, subelongate, white, 0,4-0,4
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