FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type EAST-AEG-A-1
fabric previously published as A 17
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production East Aegean region
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular; fine white inclusions, some mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6-5/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08-1,2
inclusions 15%, length: 0,08-0,6
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,2-0,4
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, white, 0.08-0.75
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spehrical - subelongate, rust coloured, 0,08-0,8
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
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