FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type N-AEG-A-2
ware Transport Amphorae
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break yellowish red, granular; fine white and gray inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR5/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 1%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,16-0,4
inclusions 25%, length: 0,08-0,8
sorting bimodal: poorly-sorted sand in well-sorted silt


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0.2-0,8
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical, yellowish white, 0.08-0.4
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,08
reddish inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subpherical, reddish brown, 0,2-0,4
black inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical, black, 0,04-0,08
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