FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-1
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 321)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, irregular; numerous fine to medium-sized white inclusions, some fine dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-0,8
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, clear; white, 0,04-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,12-0,25
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,25
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,2
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