FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type COR-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Corinth
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, smooth; large white, light brown and reddish brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface smooth
hardness hard
porosity 2%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1,5
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-2,4
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white; grey, 0.2-0,6
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, rust coloured, 0,2-024
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0,24-0,8
white inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-1
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