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. 380)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, laminated
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface laminated
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,06-1
inclusions 20%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white; gray; brown, 0,25-0,75
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, subspherical; spherical, black, 0,06-0,3
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, rusty brown, 0.06-0,1
grey inclusions singular, rounded, subspherical, grey, 3
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