FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-1
fabric previously published as Corfiote I
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Ionic-Adriatic region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break colour light red, texture fine and compact, numerous very fine inclusions: red, mica, voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) pink 7.5 YR 7/4
texture of freshly broken surface regular
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.12-2.0
inclusions 5%, length: <0.04-0.2
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, grey, white, clear, reddish, 0.04-0.2
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, dark, <0.04-0.12
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, very spherical, subelongate-elongate, white, 0.06-0.2
reddish inclusions riddled with, well rounded, very spherical, subspherical, subelongate, red, reddish brown, <0.04-0.12
black inclusions infrequent, spherical, subangular, elongate, black, <0.04-0.12
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