FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type NE-SARD-C-4
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Olbia
certainty of arguments archaeometric: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break very dark gray, core: yellowish red
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR3/1, core: 5YR4/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 10%; void form: vughy; void length: 0,09-2
inclusions 30%, length: 0,03-2
sorting unsorted


quartz very frequent, angular, spherical - subspherical, white; clear, 0,06-3,6
mica frequent, angular, spherical, white; dark, 0,03-0,6
carbonate pseudomorphoses frequent, angular, elongate, white, 0,06-4
black iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, spherical, black, 0,03-0,06
red iron oxide concretions infrequent, angular, spherical, rusty brown, 0,06-0,15
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