FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break very pale brown, granular; numerous mid-sized white inclusions,singular large black particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
porosity 5%; void form: chambers; void length: 0,08-0,28
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,6-0,8
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.6
black inclusions frequent, rounded, subelongate, black
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