FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-11
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break blaßbraun, mh, porös, gratiger Bruch, zahlreiche mittelgroße bis große weiße und braune Einschlüsse
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/4, light yellowish brown
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-0,12
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, very angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.28-1,2
mica infrequent, 0.02
calciumcarbonate frequent, subangular, very spherical, white, 0.06-0.08
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, subspherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,12
black inclusions infrequent, subangular, spherical, black
grey inclusions frequent, very angular, subspherical, light grey, 0,4-0,8
brown inclusions frequent, subangular, spherical, rusty brown to dark brown, 0.08-1,2
white inclusions frequent, subangular, spherical
foraminifera infrequent, rounded, very spherical, white, 0,12-0,16
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