FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type EAST-AEG-A-3
fabric previously published as A 37
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production East Aegean region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, core: dark gray; few medium-sized white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6, core: 10YR4/1
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08-0,8
inclusions 5%, length: 0,2-0,8
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.2-0,6
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, subspherical, yellowish white, 0,08-0,3
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,2-0,3
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,25
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