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. 305)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, irregular; numerous fine white inclusions, some medium-sized dark gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,75
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0,04-0,75
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, spherical - subelongate, white, 0,12-0,75
carbonate pseudomorphoses infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,08-0,25
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,2
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,25
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0,25-0,5
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