FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type UTI-A-2
fabric previously published as CAR-REG-A-2, KTS, Carthage (n. 167)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Utica / Ityke
visual excamination of fresh break red, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 20%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,15-0,5
inclusions 25%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical; elongate, clear; white; brown, 0,15-1
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,06-0,15
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,15
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