FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type W-CENT-SARD-A-3
fabric previously published as F. 1
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production West Central Sardinia
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break colour light reddish brown, texture coarse, numerous fine to large inclusions: white, grey, voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) red 2.5 YR 5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7.5%; void form: vughy, channel; void length: 0.04-1.6
inclusions 25%, length: <0.04-1.08
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, well rounded, angular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, white, grey, pale red, 0.06-1,28
mica frequent, spherical, elongate, white, dark, <0.04-0.02
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, white, <0.04-0.28
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, subspherical, subelongate, white, 0.6-1.0
reddish inclusions frequent, well rounded - subrounded, very spherical - subspherical, angular, reddish brown, 0.04-1.08
black inclusions frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, black, <0.04-0.36
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