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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-3
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light gray, irregular, mid-sized to large brown and white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y7/2
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,12
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-1,5
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white; pink, 0.12-1,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,04-0.4
grey inclusions infrequent, very angular, subspherical, dark grey, 0,2-0,48
brown inclusions infrequent, very angular, spherical, rusty brown to dark brown, 0.04-0.08
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