FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-5
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Ionic-Adriatic region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break pink, fine, few quartz particles, micacious, porös, few quartz particles, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness soft
porosity 8%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,12-3,6
inclusions 9%, length: 0,2-1,6
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.2-1,6
calciumcarbonate singular, rounded, spherical, white, 0.2-0.32
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