FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-3
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 very pale yellow, texture fine, numerous fine and infrequent large inclusions: grey, red, voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) white 2.5 Y 8/2
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0.08-0.92
inclusions 25%, length: <0.04-0.6
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, well rounded - angular, spherical - subspherical, elongate, white, grey, yellowish, 0.04-0.6
mica infrequent, spherical, angular, white, <0.04
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, light brown, reddish, 0.08-0.24
reddish inclusions very frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, elongate - very elongate, red, reddish brown, <0.04-0.28
black inclusions frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, elongate, black, <0.04-0.56
foraminifera singular, well rounded, very spherical, reddish, 0.2-0.24
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