FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometrypetrography
fabric type ENT-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Entella
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break Brown-reddish clay, fine with some visible inclusions of white colour
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5 YR 5/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-0.60
inclusions length: 0.02-04-0.48
sorting poorly sorted silt


mica frequent, very angular, very spherical, shiny, 0.02-03
calciumcarbonate sporadic, rounded, spherical; subelongate, white/yellowish, 0.04-0.40
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, well rounded; rounded, very spherical; spherical; subspherical, white/yellowish, 0.02-04-0.20-48
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