FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-3
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break interior: pink, exterior: light gray; dark line beyond surface, granular; some large white and brown inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) interior: 7.5YR7/4-2.5Y7/2, pink; exterior: light gray
texture of freshly broken surface granular
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,12
inclusions 5%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, very angular, spherical, clear; white, 0.12-0,6
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, rounded, spherical, oramge, 0,04
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, subangular, very spherical, orange red, 0,04-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, very angular, spherical, yellowish red, 0,04-0,12
black inclusions very frequent, very angular, spherical, black, 0,08-0,2
brown inclusions frequent, very angular, spherical, rusty brown to dark brown, 0,04-0,28
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