FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type HIM-REG-C-7
ware Coarse Wares
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 25%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, white; clear, 0,08-0,5
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,01
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - elongate, white, 0,16-1
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,16
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,3
reddish inclusions singular, angular, spherical, light red, 0,5
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