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: white, grey, 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: 0.06-3.2
inclusions 20%, length: <0.04-2.2
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, white, grey, yellowish, reddish brown, 0.06-0,88
mica infrequent, spherical, angular, white, <0.04-0.04
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, very spherical - subspherical, white, 0.08-0.84
reddish inclusions frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, red, reddish brown, <0.04-0.44
black inclusions very frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, black, <0.04-0.28
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