FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type HIM-REG-C-5
ware Coarse Wares
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, core: brownish, irregular; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 25%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,08-2
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-1,75
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, clear, 0,09-1,2
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,03
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, subelongate - spherical, white, 0,15-1
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,09-0,5
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,03-0,15
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular- rounded, subelongate - spherical, rusty brown, 0,06-1,3
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