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 pink, granular
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-3
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,05-0,12
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,05
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,2-0,3
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, 0,2
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, red, 0,08-0,75
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, brownish black, 0,08-0,75
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