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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break pale yellow, granular; some fine brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y7/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,02-0,12
inclusions 1%, length: 0,02-2,4
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,16
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,16
black inclusions infrequent, very angular, very spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
brown inclusions frequent, subrounded, spherical, rusty brown to dark brown, 0.08-0.8
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