FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-A-4
ware Transport Amphorae
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale yellow, core: pale olive green, irregular; numerous fine white inclusions, few large white and black inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5Y7/4, core: 5Y6/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 30%; void form: channel; void length: 0,08-0,8
inclusions 15%, length: 0,16-0,8
sorting well sorted sand in different compositions


quartz riddled with, angular, subelongate, clear, 0.16-0,8
mica frequent
foraminifera riddled with, rounded, spherical, white, 0,28-0,6
Cite this page as: FACEM - http://facem.at/m-6-80