FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-6
fabric previously published as KTS Carthage (n. 384)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale yellow, surface reddish yellow, irregular; numerous fine light brown inclusions, some very large pink inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y7/3, surface: 7.5YR7/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,5
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,6
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,12-0,75
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,6
grey inclusions frequent
brown inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, yellowish brown, white rim, 0,25-0,6
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