FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-2
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 309)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break pale brown, irregular; some fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 10YR6/3
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, clear, 0,04-0,6
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,05-0,2
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,25
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,25
brown inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, yellowish brown, 0,08-0,25
white inclusions infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white. light brown rim, 0,25
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