FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-4
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break light yellowish brown, irregular; many white and yellowish red fine to medium-sized particles, some fine dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y6/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 20%; void form: channel; void length: 0,04-2
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,4
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, yellowish brown, white rim, 0,2-1
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