FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-7
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break very pale brown and reddish brown marbled , irregular; many mid-sized black inclusions, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR7/4, concentric circles: 5YR5/6, yellowish red
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,16
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,08-0,24
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02-0.08
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,4
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, rusty brown, 0.08-1,2
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