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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type COR-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break Corinthian A, but more compact, less mudstone
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6, yellowish red
porosity 2.5%; void form: chambers; void length: 0,04-0,12
inclusions 10%, length: 0,04-1,5
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, very angular, elongate, white, 0,6
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded, subspherical, white, 0.04-0.8
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,2
reddish inclusions frequent, subrounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,06-1,5
black inclusions frequent, subangular, spherical, black, 0,08-1
brown inclusions very frequent, subangular, spherical, rusty brown, 0.04-0.6
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