FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type COR-A-4
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Corinth
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular; some middle-sized to large white, reddish brown and dark brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,2
inclusions 9%, length: 1,4
sorting unsorted


mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, white, 0,2-3
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - elongate, reddish brown, 0,08-6
grey inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0,04-1,5
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