FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NE-SARD-C-1
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Olbia
certainty of arguments archaeological: not certain
visual excamination of fresh break light red, granular; some fine to mid-sized white inclusions, some fine dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 2.5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface granular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,06-0,5
inclusions 7,5%, length: 0,03-1
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0,06-0,8
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white; dark, 0,03-0,09
calciumcarbonate infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,2-0,6
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, rounded, spherical, reddish brown, 0,2-0,3
black inclusions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,06-0,2
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