FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-1
fabric previously published as F. 7b/Corfiote I
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Calabria
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break colour very pale brown - pale reddish brown, texture fine, numerous fine and few large inclusions: grey, white, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) exterior and interior pink 7.5 YR 7/4, core light reddish brown 5 YR 6/4
texture of freshly broken surface regular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy (0.04-0.6), channel (0.12-0.32); void length: 0.04-0.6
inclusions 7.5%, length: 0.04-0.8
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, rounded - angular, very spherical - subspherical, grey, clear, white, reddish, black and grey, 0.04-0.8
mica infrequent, spherical, angular, white, dark, <0.04-0.12
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, very spherical - subspherical, white, 0.04-0.32
reddish inclusions very frequent, rounded, very spherical - subspherical, very elongate, red, reddish brown, 0.04-0.6
black inclusions very frequent, subspherical, very elongate, black, 0.04-0.4
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