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. 335)
ware Coarse Wares
Punic Painted Ware
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular; some fine dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-0,75
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-0,5
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, clear: white, 0,02-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0.02
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,05-0,5
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,04-0,25
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