FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAL-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break very light brown, fine; some large quartz particles, some large gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/4
texture of freshly broken surface fine
hardness soft
porosity 3%; void form: channel; void length: 0,2
inclusions 10%, length: 0,2-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, subelongate, white, 0.6
mica infrequent
reddish inclusions singular, angular, spherical, dark red, 0,4
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black
foraminifera frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,4
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