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 reddish brown, core grey, texture coarse, numerous fine to large inclusions: grey, white, red, voids, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) yellowish red 5 YR 5/6, core dark grey 5 YR 4/0
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel, vughy; void length: 0.04-3
inclusions 25%, length: <0.04-2.4
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, well rounded, angular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, grey, yellowish, white, clear, 0.08-1,6
mica frequent, spherical, angular, elongate, white, <0.04-0.04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, subangular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, white, 0.04-2.0
carbonate pseudomorphoses singular, subspherical, subelongate, black, 1.0-1.4
reddish inclusions frequent, well rounded - rounded, very spherical - subspherical, very elongate, red, reddish brown, <0.04-2.4
black inclusions frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, black, <0.04-0,6
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