FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometrypetrography
fabric type PAN-SOL-A-2
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 Light brown clay with a good amount of small, white-yellowish, visible inclusions in large concentration
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5 YR 6/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity void form: vughy; chambers (sporadic); void length: 0.04-0.20-24
inclusions length: 0.04-08-0.71
sorting well sorted silt


calciumcarbonate very frequent, subrounded; subangular, subspherical; very spherical, whitish/yellowish, 0.04-08-0.71
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, rounded, very spherical; subspherical, whitish/yellowish, 0.04-08-0.40
reddish inclusions rare, angular; subangular; subrounded, elongate; subspherical, reddish/orange, 0.08-0.16
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