FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-C-1
fabric previously published as GK 1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Ionic-Adriatic region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; many fine white, some light red inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6-6/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,16
inclusions 10%, length: 0,12-0,6
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0.12-0,6
mica frequent
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.2-0.6
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, red, 0,12
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