FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NE-SARD-A-3
ware Transport Amphorae
supposed site of production Olbia
certainty of arguments archaeological: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break strong brown, core: light olive brown, granular
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 7.5YR5/6, core: 2.5Y5/3
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,15-1
inclusions 15%, length: 0,03-3
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0,06-4
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,03-0,3
red iron oxide concretions frequent, rounded, spherical-subspherical, reddish brown, 0,09-1
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, light red, 0,3
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,06-0,3
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