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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type EAST-AEG-A-4
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production East Aegean region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; some medium-sized white and dark inclusions, micacious
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 4%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,6
inclusions 5%, length: 0,04-0,6
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0.04-0,4
mica very frequent
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0.12-0.44
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, subelongate, grey, 0,4-0,6
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