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 very pale brown, texture fine and compact, numerous fine inclusions: red, grey
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) pale yellow 2.5 YR 8/3
texture of freshly broken surface regular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy (0.04-0.8), channel (0.2-0.8); void length: 0.04-0.8
inclusions 15%, length: <0.04-0.28
sorting unsorted


quartz riddled with, well rounded - angular, very spherical - subspherical, white, grey, 0.04-0.2
mica infrequent, spherical, angular, elongate, white, <0.04-0.06
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, reddish, reddish brown, 0.08-0.28
reddish inclusions riddled with, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, red, reddish brown, <0.04-0.08
black inclusions frequent, well rounded, very spherical - subspherical, elongate, black, <0.04-0.12
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