FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-2
fabric previously published as A 19
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Ionic-Adriatic region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale yellow, core: light gray, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR8/3, core: 5Y7/2
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,08-0,12
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, orange; white with brown rim, 0,04-0,24
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, orange, 0,04-0,08
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0,08-0,2
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