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, mica, voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) yellowish red 5 YR 5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7.5%; void form: vughy (0.04-1.6), channel (0.08-0.4); void length: 0.04-1.6
inclusions 25%, length: <0.04-9.2
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz riddled with, well rounded - subrounded, subangular - angular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate - elongate, grey, white,reddish, red, 0.04-0,92
mica infrequent, spherical, white, dark, <0.04-0.04
calciumcarbonate frequent, subrounded - subangular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, white, 0.04-1.0
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded - subrounded, very spherical - subspherical, elongate, red, reddish brown, <0.04-0.52
black inclusions very frequent, well rounded - subrounded, spherical - subspherical, elongate, black, 0.04-0.16
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