FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-1
fabric previously published as A 21
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break very light brown, granular; numerous fine to medium-sized dark brown inclusions, some large white inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-1,6
inclusions 9%, length: 0,04-0,8
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz riddled with, angular, spherical, clear, 0.04-0,8
mica riddled with, 0.04-0.24
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black shining
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