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
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; numerous white and some dark gray inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 3%; void form: vughy; void length: 2
inclusions 7%, length: 0,04-0,6
sorting well sorted silt


quartz singular, angular, spherical, clear, 0,4
mica singular
calciumcarbonate very frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.4
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, subelongate, rust coloured, 0,04-0,85
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, light brown, 0,6
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