FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type EAST-AEG-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production East Aegean region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine, some large white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/8
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 3%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,24
inclusions 4%, length: 0,04-0,6
sorting bimodal: well sorted sand in well sorted silt


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.04-0,4
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0.2-0.8
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,24
grey inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, dark grey, 0,04-0,24
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