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; numerous white inclusions, some light and darker red inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 8%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-1,6
inclusions 7%, length: 0,04-0,8
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.04-0,28
mica infrequent
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.04-0.8
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,2
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