FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light brown, core: brown, irregular; many dark gray medium-sized to very large inclusions, few fine to large white particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR 6/4, core: 10YR5/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,25
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,25
brown inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, yellowish brown, 0,08-0,12
white inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,12-1
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