FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-1
fabric previously published as KTS Carthage (n. 350)
ware Coarse Wares
Red Painted Ware
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular; some fine to large white 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: 0,04-1
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-1,25
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subelongate, clear; white, 0,02-1,25
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,2-0,3
black inclusions frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,02-0,5
grey inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, dark grey, 0,25-0,75
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