FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type HIM-REG-C-6
ware Coarse Wares
visual excamination of fresh break interior: light reddish brown, exterior: gray, irregular; numerous fine to mid-sized white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/4, exterior: 7.5YR4/1
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,16-1
inclusions 40%, length: 0,02-0,75
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0,08-1
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,01
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, subangular, spherical, rusty brown, 0,8
black inclusions frequent, angular, subelongate, black, 0,08-0,16
more inclusions1 infrequent, angular, spherical, yellow, 0,16
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