FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-9
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break very pale brown, fine red cords, irregular; large reddish brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,25-1,5
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-2
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,05-0,125
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
black iron oxide concretions frequent, subrounded, spherical, brownish black, 0,07-0,5
reddish inclusions very frequent, rounded, sphericall; subspherical, light red; reddish brown, 0,125-2
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