FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-1
fabric previously published as A 21
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break very pale brown, granular; some large white and dark red inclusions, numerous fine white particles, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 8%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08-0,8
inclusions 8%, length: 0,12-2
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.12-2
mica frequent
reddish inclusions singular, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,12
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