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. 349)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown, irregular; many fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-2
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-1,2
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0,04-0,75
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,2
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,25
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,2
white inclusions infrequent, angular, elongate, white, 0,3
foraminifera 1,2
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