FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type N-AEG-A-3
fabric previously published as A 14
ware Transport Amphorae
certainty of arguments archaeometric: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break brown; numerous fine and some large white inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/4
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 2.5%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,04-0,4
inclusions 30%, length: 0,08-1,2
sorting poorly sorted silt


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, white; clear, 0.08-0,3
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,04
calciumcarbonate frequent, rounded, spherical - subelongate, yellowish white, 0.08-0,6
carbonate pseudomorphoses riddled with, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,08
reddish inclusions infrequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, reddish brown, 0,08-0,2
black inclusions frequent, rounded, spherical - subspherical, black, 0,04-0,2
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