FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-7
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1,5
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-2
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0,05-0,25
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, greyish white, 0,2-0,3
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, well rounded, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,08
reddish inclusions frequent, well rounded, spherical - subspherical, yellowish red, 0,25-2
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,08
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