FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometrypetrography
fabric type PAN-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break red, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0.04-0.6
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.02-0.6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.09-0.3
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white; dark, 0.03-0.15
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0.03-0.3
red iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0.06-0.15
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, dark grey
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