FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Ionic-Adriatic region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; many fine and medium-sized white inclusions, some light and dark red inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,28
inclusions 13%, length: 1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.04-0,4
mica infrequent
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.04-0.6
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, rust coloured, 0,08-1
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, metallic grey, 0,04-0,8
foraminifera infrequent, rounded, elongate, white, 0.12-0.2
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