FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-CENT-SARD-A-3
fabric previously published as F. 41
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break colour reddish brown, texture middle fine, numerous fine and some large inclusions: white, grey, red, mica, voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) yellowish red 5 YR 5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy (0,04-2,4), channel (0,08-0,6); void length: 0.04-2.4
inclusions 25%, length: <0.04-1.32
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz riddled with, well rounded - rounded, subangular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate - very elongate, grey, white, reddish, red, 0.04-1,32
mica frequent, spherical, white, <0.04
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, elongate, yellowish white, 0.04-0.32
carbonate pseudomorphoses singular, rounded, subspherical, white, 0.44
reddish inclusions infrequent, well rounded - subrounded, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, elongate, red, reddish brown, 0.04-0.48
black inclusions frequent, well rounded - rounded, very spherical - spherical, subelongate, elongate, black, <0.04-0.32
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