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 coarse, numerous fine to large inclusions: white, grey, red, voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) yellowish brown 5 YR 5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy (0,04-4,0), channel (0,08-0,6); void length: 0.04-4
inclusions 25%, length: <0.04-1.2
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz riddled with, well rounded, subangular - angular, very spherical - subspherical, elongate, grey, white, reddish, red, clear, 0.04-12
mica infrequent, spherical, white, <0.04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, subrounded, angular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, yellowish white, 0.04-2.2
carbonate pseudomorphoses singular, subrounded, subspherical, white, 0.2
reddish inclusions infrequent, well rounded - subrounded, very spherical - subspherical, elongate, red, reddish brown, 0.04-0.64
black inclusions very frequent, well rounded - subrounded, very spherical - subspherical, elongate, black, 0.04-0.48
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