FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, fine; numerous small to mid-sized quartz particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 3.5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,12-0,8
inclusions length: 0,2-1,2
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, clear; white, 0.2-1,2
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subelongate, dark red, 0,4-1
black inclusions frequent, angular, subelongate, black
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