FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-4
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine; few medium-sized white, some medium-sized brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR7/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 3.5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,2-1.2
inclusions 3.5%, length: 0.12-1.6
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.16-1.6
mica singular
black inclusions singular, rounded, subelongate, black
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