FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-4
fabric previously published as KTS Carthage (n. 301)
ware Coarse Wares
Punic Painted Ware
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break white, granular; some fine brown and dark gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5Y8/2
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,02-0,5
sorting unsorted


quartz infrequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,05-0,25
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,04-0,25
brown inclusions very frequent, well rounded, spherical - subspherical, yellowish brown, 0,05-0,5
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