FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-1
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, granular; some fine to large reddish brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,12
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
calciumcarbonate very frequent, well rounded, very spherical, white, 0.04-0.12
reddish inclusions frequent, subrounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,08-1,8
black inclusions frequent, very angular, very spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
brown inclusions frequent, very angular, spherical, rusty brown to dark brown, 0.04-0.12
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