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, core: grayish, granular; numerous fine to medium-sized white particles, some medium-sized to large dark brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 6%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,6
inclusions 6%, length: 0,04-0,8
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.2-0,32
mica frequent
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,04, die meisten Part. in dieser Größe-0.24
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, elongate, rust coloured, 0,2-0,8
grey inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, light grey, 0,4-0,6
foraminifera frequent, rounded, spherical, white to yellowish white, 0,12-0,44
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