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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, granular; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness soft
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-0,8
inclusions 20%, length: 0,4-0,8
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.4-0,8
mica infrequent
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, elongate, dark grey, 0,4
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