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. 330)
ware Coarse Wares
Punic Painted Ware
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, granular; some mid-sized dark gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-0,5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear: white, 0,02-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,25
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - elongate, black, 0,04-0,25
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