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 yellowish red, fine white cords, many fine white inclusions, large black inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,125-1,5
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,025-0,5
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0,07-0,125
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02-0,05
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,05-0,25
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,07-0,125
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, subrounded, spherical, brownish black, 0,125-0,4
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