FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-2
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 324)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, irregular; many fine to medium-sized dark inclusions, some fine yellowish white inclusions, yellowish white string
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-0,75
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear: white, 0,04-0,75
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,05
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,12
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0,2-0,3
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