FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale yellow, irregular; numerous medium-sized white inclusions, some fine black inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y7/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,2
inclusions 25%, length: 0,2-1,2
sorting well sorted sand in different compositions


quartz riddled with, angular, subelongate, white; clear, 0.2-1,2
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, red, 0,2
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