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. 313)
ware Coarse Wares
Bichrome Ware
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, core: light brown, granular; numerous fine white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6, core: 7.5YR6/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-2
inclusions 20%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


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