FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type EAST-AEG-A-1
fabric previously published as A 17
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production East Aegean region
visual excamination of fresh break reddish brown, granular; some fine white inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,08-0,3
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,04-0,2
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,2
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
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