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. 369)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break red, core: light brown, irregular; numerous fine to large white particles, few fine gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR5/6, core: 7.5YR6/4
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
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0,04-1
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, white, 0,05-0,25
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,12-0,25
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,12
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,2
brown inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish brown, white rim, 0,12-0,25
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