FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular; some fine white and dark gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-0,48
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-0,4
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, very angular, subelongate, clear; white, 0.04-0,75
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0.12-0.2
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, rust coloured, 0,04-0.06
grey inclusions very frequent, subangular, subelongate, grey shining, 0,16-0,8
brown inclusions very frequent, subangular, subspherical, rusty brown, 0,12-0.28
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