FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
Plain Ware Smoothed
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, core: brown, granular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6, core: 10YR5/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 7,5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,02-1
inclusions 10%, length: 0,02-0,5
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear; white, 0,02-0,5
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,15-0,5
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,05-0,25
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