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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-3
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light gray, irregular; mid-sized to large brown and white
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y7/2
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,16
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, very angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.08-1,2
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, spherical, orange, 0,04-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, rust coloured, 0,04-0,16
grey inclusions infrequent, very angular, subspherical, dark grey, 0,12-0,8
brown inclusions infrequent, very angular, spherical, rusty brown to dark brown, 0.08-0.28
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