FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type PAN-SOL-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Palermo/Panormos-Solunto/Solus
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain, archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break Reddish yellow clay, fine and depurated with few visible inclusions of small-medium size and white colour
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5 YR 6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity void form: vughy; void length: 0.08-1.00
inclusions length: 0.04-0.40 (agglomerate)
sorting poorly sorted silt


calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded; rounded, very spherical; spherical, white, 0.04-0.40
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded; angular, very spherical, 0.04, 0.12
red iron oxide concretions sporadic, subangular, very spherical, dark red, 0.08-0.20
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