FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-A-1
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 378)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, irregular; many fine to medium-sized white inclusions, some dark inclusions, glittering quartz
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,03-1
inclusions 20%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; grey, 0,3-0,6
black iron oxide concretions frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,15-0,25
foraminifera singular, well rounded, spherical, grey, 0,3
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