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. 175)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, irregular, some medium-sized white inclusions, sporadic very large gray inclusions, large channel formed voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; void length: 0,15-1,8
inclusions 25%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; grey, 0,15-0,6
black iron oxide concretions frequent, angular, spherical; subspherical, black, 0,03-0,6
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