FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-2
fabric previously published as Corfiote IV
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Ionic-Adriatic region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break colour very pale brown, texture fine and compact, without magnification inclusions invisible
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) very pale brown 10 YR 7/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy (0.08-0.9), channel (0.12); void length: 0.08-0.9
inclusions 5.0%, length: <0.04-0.2
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, well rounded, very spherical, subspherical, elongate, angular, grey, white, clear, 0.04-0.16
mica infrequent, spherical, angular, white, <0.04-0.04
calciumcarbonate very frequent, spherical - subspherical, elongate, white, 0.04-0.5
reddish inclusions riddled with, rounded, very spherical, subspherical, elongate, red,reddish brown, <0.04-0.2
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, elongate, black, <0.04-0.1
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