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. 83)
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Carthage region
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, core: reddish brown, laminated, fsome fine whithe and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6, core: 5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface laminated
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,15-0,5
inclusions 15%
sorting moderately sorted sand


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical, clear; grey, 0,15-0,6
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, black, 0,1-0,15
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, subrounded, subspherical, rusty brown, 0,3-1,2
grey inclusions infrequent, subangular, subspherical, dark grey, 0,3-1
white inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,15-0,3
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