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fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-8
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light brown with pale lines, laminated; numerous large to very large reddish brown inclusions, few large white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface laminated
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,16
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-1,6
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, very angular, spherical, clear, 0.08-0,12
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.08
calciumcarbonate infrequent, subangular, very elongate, white, 0.08-0.16
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rust coloured, 0,08-1,5
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,4
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, dark brown, 0,08-0,6
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