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 to some lange inclusions, white, grey, black, 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 (0,04-1,2), channel (0,08-0,4); void length: 0.04-1.2
inclusions 25%, length: <0.04-1.52
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz riddled with, well rounded, subangular - angular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate - very elongate, grey, white, red, reddish, clear, 0.04-1,52
mica infrequent, spherical, white, <0.04
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded - subrounded, very spherical - subspherical, yellowish white, 0.04-0.16
reddish inclusions infrequent, subrounded, very spherical -subspherical, elongate, red, reddish brown, 0.04-0.28
black inclusions frequent, well rounded - subrounded, subangular, spherical - subspherical, elongate, black, <0.04-0.56
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