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) 7.5YR7/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-2
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-1,5
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,05-0,3
mica very frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,08
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,05-0,12
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, light red, 0,08-2,5
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,12
brown inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, rusty brown, 0,05-0,5
white inclusions infrequent, angular, subelongate, white, 0,2-0,4
foraminifera infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,12-0,2
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