FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-5
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine; no visible inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,02-0,08
inclusions 1%, length: 0,02-0,28
sorting unsorted


mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0.04-0.4
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rusty brown, 0.04-0,08
foraminifera infrequent, well rounded, very spherical, grey; white, 0,2
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