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 and some dark gray inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-0,6
inclusions 12%, length: 0,12-1
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0.2-1
mica frequent
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, rust coloured, 0,16-0,6
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black
grey inclusions singular, angular, spherical, metallic grey, 0,2
foraminifera infrequent, rounded, elongate, white, 0.12-0.6
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