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. 308)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, laminated; some fine white and dark inclusions, arge channel formed voids
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface laminated
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 1,5-2
inclusions 25%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; gray, 0,15-0,6
black iron oxide concretions frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,15-0,3
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,3-1
grey inclusions frequent, subrounded, subspherical, elongate, dark grey, 0,3-0,6
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