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. 311)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish brown, irregular; some fine to medium-sized white and gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-0,75
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-0,6
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear, 0,04-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,12
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,15
grey inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, dark grey, 0,25-0,6
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