FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-8
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, core: reddish yellow, granular; fine to very large reddih brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4, 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,75
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical - elongate, clear; white, 0,05-0,2
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, yellowish white, 0,2-0,25
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,05
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,08-2
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,12
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, grey, 0,25-0,75
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