FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-SARD-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
Punic Pottery
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-0,6
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0,08-0,6
mica frequent, angular, spherical; very elongate, white; dark, 0,02-0,3
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-0,25
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,04-0,2
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, black, 0,04-0,4
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