FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type COR-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Corinth
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, smooth; numerous large gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,08-1,6
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, subelongate, grey, 0,08-1,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,2-0,32
grey inclusions very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0,28-1
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, white with brown rim, 0,25
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