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) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1,5
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-3
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0,05-0,5
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-0,5
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, rounded, spherical, 0,2
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, light red, 0,2-3
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,15
brown inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, rusty brown, 0,05-0,8
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