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, granular; some white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,8
inclusions 10%, length: 0,12-1,2
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz infrequent, angular, subelongate, white; clear, 0.12-1,2
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, spherical, orange, 0,04-0,12
grey inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, dark grey, 0,04-0,3
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, dark brown, 0,04-0,24
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