FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type COR-C-1
fabric previously published as GK 4
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Corinth
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, smooth, many angular, large dark gray and white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,2-2
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-2,5
sorting unsorted


mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,12-0,5
grey inclusions frequent, very angular, spherical - subelongate, dark grey, 0,08-2,5
white inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-1
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