FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-2
fabric previously published as F 15/Corfiote IV
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Ionic-Adriatic region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break colour greenish white, texture fine and compact, numerous fine inclusions: grey, red, voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) white 5 Y 8/2
texture of freshly broken surface regular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.04-1.0
inclusions 7.5%, length: <0.04-0.6
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, well rounded - subangular, very spherical - subspherical, elongate, white, grey, <0.04-0.6
mica infrequent, spherical, elongate, angular, white, <0.04-0.04
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, rounded, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, reddish, yellowish, black, 0.04-0.28
reddish inclusions very frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, subelongate, red, reddish brown, <0.04-0.4
black inclusions frequent, rounded, very spherical - subspherical, very elongate, black, <0.04-0.28
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