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, fine to large inclusions: grey, red, voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) pale yellow 2.5 YR 7/3, core very pale brown 10 YR 7/3
texture of freshly broken surface regular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.12-2.0
inclusions 5.0%, length: <0.04-0.52
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, well rounded, very spherical, subspherical, angular, grey, clear, white, 0.04-0.5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, <0.04-0.04
carbonate pseudomorphoses singular, well rounded, subelongate, red, white, 0.2-0.5
reddish inclusions riddled with, rounded, very spherical, subspherical, subelongate, red, reddish brown, <0.04-0.24
black inclusions frequent, rounded, angular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate - elongate, black, <0.04-0.12
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