FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-6
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 356)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, surface very pale brown, irregular, numerous fine to medium-sized yellowish white particles, some dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR7/6, surface: 10YR8/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,5
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, clear, 0,04-0,6
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,08-0,5
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,25
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,12-0,3
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, black, 0,05-0,12
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