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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-5
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break lighr brown, hard, granular; a bit mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/4, light yellowish brown
porosity 2.5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,12-0,24
inclusions 2,5%, length: 0,02-0,4
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, very angular, spherical, clear, 0.08-0,4
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.04
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0.08-0.24
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, rounded, subspherical, white, 0,08-0,8
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, rust coloured, 0,08-0,24
grey inclusions frequent, very angular, subspherical, dark grey, 0,08-0,16
brown inclusions frequent, very angular, spherical, rusty brown, 0.08-3
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