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, red, voids, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) yellowish red 5 YR 5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy, channel; void length: 0.04-0.88
inclusions 15%, length: <0.04-1
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, well rounded, angular, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, white, grey, yellowish, reddish brown, clear, 0.06-0,64
mica infrequent, spherical, elongate, angular, white, dark, <0.04-0.06
calciumcarbonate infrequent, subspherical, yellowish white, 0.04-0.2
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, very spherical subspherical, red, reddish brown, 0.04-1.0
black inclusions frequent, rounded, very spherical, elongate, black, 0.04-0.2
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