FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type COR-A-1
fabric previously published as A 8
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Corinth
certainty of arguments archaeometric: certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, subconchoidal; large brown and gray inclusions, few fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface subconchoidal
hardness hard
porosity 2%; void form: channel; void length: 0,08-1,2
inclusions 16%, length: 0,2-4
sorting unsorted


mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, white, 0.2-1,2
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,12-0,32
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,12-1,5
brown inclusions very frequent, very angular, spherical - subelongate, rusty brown, 0,12-1,8
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