FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type EAST-AEG-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production East Aegean region
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, smooth; fine white and gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 3%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,24
inclusions 6%, length: 0,6
sorting well sorted sand in different compositions


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,08-0,12
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, greyish white, 0,08-0,5
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,2
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,12
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