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 archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, granular; dark red inclusions, some white inclusions, some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
porosity 3.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08
inclusions 20%, length: 0,28-0,48
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz riddled with, angular, spherical, clear, 0.4
mica singular
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, 0,48
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, black
foraminifera singular, shell, white, 0,28
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