FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type EAST-AEG-A-5
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production East Aegean region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, granular; numerous fine to medium-sized white inclusions, some dark inclusions, micacious
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR4/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,8
inclusions 10%, length: 0,04-1,2
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.04-1,2
mica riddled with
grey inclusions frequent, dark grey, 0,04-0,24
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