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. 347)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, core: light brown, irregular; many medium-sized white inclusions, some fine dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6, core: 7.5YR6/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-2
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,75
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,75
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,5
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,15
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