FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NW-LUC-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production North Western Lucania
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; some medium-sized to large white inclusions, few dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-0,8
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,2-1
sorting bimodal: well sorted sand in well sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.2-0,8
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,4-0,6
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