FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type ION-ADR-A-8
ware Transport Amphorae
visual excamination of fresh break light reddish brown, granular
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1,5
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0,05-0,25
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate frequent, well rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,08-0,25
carbonate pseudomorphoses very frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,05-0,08
black iron oxide concretions frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,1
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,75
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, grey, 0,4-0,6
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