FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break pale yellow, fine; few large darkbrown inclusions, less mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,08
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,02-0,7
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, very angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.08-0,12
mica infrequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0.02-0.08
reddish inclusions infrequent, very angular, spherical, yellowish red, 0,08-0.2
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0,04-0,08
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, rusty brown to dark brown, 0,04-0,6
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