FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-2
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale brown, irregular; many fine to very large gray inclusions, some medium-sized white particles
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-1,5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, pherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0,04-0,6
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,25
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,3
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0,12-0,75
more inclusions1 infrequent, angular, spherical, light grey, 0,25-1,5
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