FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type EAST-AEG-A-3
fabric previously published as A 37
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, fine; some fine white and gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,08-0,4
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,08-1,6
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,08-0,24
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,24
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,2
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
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