FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-5
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 341)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale brown, core: gray, irregular; some fine to medium-sized creamy white inclusions, sporadic large reddish brown particle, mica
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/3, core: 10YR6/1
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 15%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1,5
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,75
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,12
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, brown, 0,75-1
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical - elongate, white. light brown rim, 0,15-0,75
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