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 light red, texture coarse, numerous fine to large inclusions: grey, white, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) yellowish red 5 YR 5/6, core red 10 R 5/8
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy, channel; void length: 0.04-1.4
inclusions 25%, length: <0.04-1.2
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, grey, white, yellwosih, clear, reddish brown, 0.06-1.2
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, elongate, white, <0.04-0.08
calciumcarbonate singular, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, white, 0.16-0.24
carbonate pseudomorphoses singular, subspherical, white, 1.0
reddish inclusions frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0.04-1.2
black inclusions very frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate - subelongate, black, 0.04-0.72
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