FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-1
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 304)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, core: gray, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6, core: 5YR6/1
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,75
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,75
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,12
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05
brown inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, light brown, 0,15-0,6
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