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. 312)
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 5%; void form: vughy; channel; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-1,5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear; white, 0.04-1,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0,08-0,2
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,25
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,05-0,25
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